Beaver Dam EMS Transports One Person After Neighbors Report ‘Explosion’ Sound

(Beaver Dam) The Beaver Dam Fire Department was dispatched to 150 Vermont Street Thursday afternoon following reports of a house fire with flames in the basement. Captain Lee Smith says when they arrived on scene, there was no smoke observed and no fire visible. Neighbors reported hearing what sounded like an explosion. Smith says paramedics treated an occupant of the home and he was transported to Marshfield Medical Center Beaver Dam. The cause remains under investigation. The house suffered minor smoke and fire damage. Beaver Dam Fire Department was assisted by Beaver Dam Police Department and Alliant Energy. The scene was cleared around 2:30pm.