Fire Destroys Lamartine Home

Fire destroyed a home on Fairview Road in the Town of Lamartine early this morning. Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s officials say the County Communications Center got a 911 call from N5724 Fairview Road at 12:37 a.m. from the homeowner Janet Voskuil. She said she needed help and then the phone disconnected. When deputies arrived the residence was fully engulfed in flames and Voskuil was standing outside of it. She was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation and two firefighters too for what were termed precautionary reasons. Seven fire departments battled the blaze, but it destroyed the residence. Officials say the fire does not appear to be suspicious. Responding to the scene were Lamartine Fire and 1st responders, Rosendale Fire, Oakfield Fire and 1st responders, North Fond du Lac Ambulance, Eldorado Fire, Town of Fond du Lac Fire, Brandon/Fairwater Fire, City of Fond du Lac Fire and Ambulance and the Red Cross. Town of Fond du Lac Fire Department photos.