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Fire Destroys Home in the Town of Ripon

Numerous fire departments were called to the scene of a
house fire just north of the City of Ripon on Friday.


Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Deputies along with the Ripon
Fire District and Ambulance and officers from the Town of Ripon Police Department
were called to the home on Cork Street Road in the Town of Ripon just before 3
pm.


A news release says flames were visible from the roof of
the home when crews arrived on scene. An employee of the property told
investigators they were outside and saw flames near the chimney. The employee
was then able to alert people inside, and everyone was able to exit the home
safely. No injuries were reported.


The home is considered a total loss, and the cause of the
fire is under investigation.


26 Fire Departments assisted at the scene – including the
City of Fond du Lac, Town of Fond du Lac, North Fond du Lac, Waupun, Oakfield,
Lomira, Rosendale, Brandon-Fairwater and the City and Town of Oshkosh, among
others.