KFIZ News Saturday 9/24/16

Fatal Tree Cutting Accident

Sheboygan County authorities say a 71-year-old Town of Plymouth man was killed Thursday afternoon when a tree branch fell on him. The man was working on a tree branch after a storm when the branch he was cutting struck him. Efforts to resuscitate him at the scene were unsuccessful. The accident was reported at 12:30 that afternoon. 

House Fire Displaces Town Of Plymouth Family

Fire displaced a Town of Plymouth Family from their home Thursday afternoon. Sheboygan County Sheriff’s officials say a 911 caller reported smoke coming from the windows of the residence in the 6400 block of Shamrock Court. The family was able to safely escape, but not some pets. There was significant damage to the single story ranch style home. The cause of the blaze is being determined.

FDL Man Arrested For Drunken Driving In West Bend

West Bend Police arrested a 28-year-old Fond du Lac man for his 2nd drunken driving offense. An officer saw the vehicle swerving and pulled it over. The driver was showing signs of intoxication so the man was asked to do a breath test. His blood alcohol limit was three times over the legal limit.  The man was also cited for operating after revocation and not having insurance.