Beaver Dam Garage Damaged By Fire

8/11/17 – The Beaver Dam Fire Department responded to a structure fire yesterday afternoon. In a press release, officials say at 2:45pm a report came in that a garage attached to a home on North 8257 North McKinley Beach Road was on fire. Upon arrival, firefighters noticed light smoke coming from the garage area and a bystander putting water on the blaze with a hose. Crews soon extinguished the fire and ventilated the house and garage. No injuries were reported and minor damage was sustained to the garage. The blaze was caused by an electric short due to heavy usage of a circuit. The Beaver Dam fire department was assisted by the Dodge County Sheriff, Juneau, Burnett, Fox Lake, Hustisford, Horicon, and Watertown Fire Departments.