Fire Destroys Town Of Ashford Home

Fire destroyed a home at N2297 Timberlane Drive in the Town of Ashford early this morning. Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Sergeant Paul Rottscholl says the County’s Dispatch Center got a call at 2:16 a.m. about a fire at the Jane Johnson residence. Sergeant Rottscholl says Johnson’s nephew, who lives with her, noticed the fire first. He woke up and saw a glow coming from the garage and found the garage was on fire. He woke his aunt up and they fled the residence. The blaze destroyed the home and garage. The Red Cross is assisting the family. No injuries were reported. Sergeant Rottscholl says there’s nothing suspicious about the fire, but the cause is being investigated by the Campbellsport Fire Department and Sheriff’s Office. Assisting at the scene were fire departments from the Town of Fond du Lac, Eden, Lomira, Brownsville, Theresa, Kohlsville, Boltonville, Beachwood, and the Campbellsport Ambulance.