One Person Taken to Hospital after House Fire on Woods Place

One person was taken to the hospital after a house fire Sunday afternoon in the City of Fond du Lac. Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue was called to the home on Woods Place around 1:13 pm for a report of smoke coming from the house. Firefighters found heavy smoke on the first floor upon arriving at the home, and were able to quickly locate and extinguish the fire. The home did sustain “substantial damage” as a result of the fire. A Mutual Aid Box Alert System (MABAS) alarm was initiated, which brought in firefighters from surrounding communities to assist at the scene. Assistance was also provided by Fond du Lac Police and Alliant Energy. No injuries to firefighters were reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.