Fire Destroys Shed, Crews Work Quickly To Keep It from Spreading

A Friday morning fire destroyed a detached shed in Fond du Lac.

Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue were called out at approximately 9:00 am to 114 E. 9th St. for a reported detached garage fire. Upon arrival crews found the rear of the detached garage fully engulfed in flames. The homeowner informed crews there was a small plastic shed behind the garage that was completely melted to the ground. The fire spread to the nearby detached garage structure.  

The fire was quickly knocked down and brought under control within 30 minutes, and there were no injuries reported. Alliant Energy was called to the scene to secure a downed power line in the backyard. 

Fire investigators will be working to determine the cause and origin of the fire. Assistance at the scene was provided by Fond du Lac PD.