Three Displaced in Waupun House Fire
Three people were displaced as a result of an overnight
house fire in Waupun. Firefighters were called to the home on West Franklin
Street just after 11 pm Monday where they found flames visible coming from the
front of the house and in the living room area. Crews knocked the fire down
within 20 minutes and were on scene for around three hours working on overhaul
and checking a neighboring apartment unit. The home is a two-story, two unit
apartment and tenants in both units were able to escape without injuries. The
unit sustained significant smoke and fire damage with the neighboring unit
sustaining smoke damage. No firefighters were injured while battling the fire.
Fire departments from Alto and Brandon/Fairwater also
assisted at the scene along with Fond du Lac County RIT Team 5, Lifestar
Ambulance and Waupun Police. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.