Garage Fire Causes “Significant Damage” in FDL Wednesday Evening

A fire in a detached garage in the City of Fond du Lac caused what firefighters say was “signficiant damage” Wednesday evening.

A news release from Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue says firefighters were called to the home on Forest Avenue around 7:40 in the evening for a report of a detached garage on fire. Crews arriving on scene found smoke and flames coming from the two-car garage, and were able to quickly extinguish the fire, but not before causing damage to the structure and the contents inside. No injuries were reported as a result of the fire.

Alliant Energy was called to the scene to secure downed power lines leading to the garage and Fond du Lac Police assisted with traffic control and scene management. The cause of the fire is under investigation, but officials say it does not appear to be suspicious.