Marsh Fire Consumes 30+ Acres

A marsh fire Wednesday evening wiped out over 30 acres in the Town of Ashford, southeast of Fond du Lac between Lomira and Campbellsport. Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office received the call about 7:10 p.m. Thursday, for a 911 call of a field on fire on CTH W, north of Sunset Lane. Sheriff’s Deputies and along with the Campbellsport Fire Department arrived at the scene, and found the fire had spread significantly through the field. The fire remains under investigation. Witnesses reported seeing a car sitting on the side of the ride, shortly before the fire started. Assisting at the scene were fire departments from Eden, Kewaskum, Mt. Calvary, Lamartine and St. Cloud.