Lightning Strike Sparks Structure Fire In Markesan

(Markesan) Lightning caused a house fire in Markesan Tuesday night. The Green Lake County Sheriff’s Office says authorities were called to W2240 Oakwood Avenue at 7:09pm. Emergency officials were on the scene for two-and-a-half hours extinguishing the flames and preventing the fire from spreading to other parts of the residence, which sustained smoke and fire damage. Occupants of the home safely exited. No injuries were reported but the residents were displaced. The Grand River Fire Department was assisted by eight other fire departments at the scene.