(Beaver Dam) Fire damaged a Beaver Dam home. Crews were dispatched to 504 South Center Street around 7:10pm Friday. Upon arrival, smoke was coming from the front of the house and flames were visible in a rear window.
Beaver Dam Fire Lt. Matthew Weidler says two hose lines were deployed inside the two-story structure and the flames were quickly knocked down. No injuries were reported.
The fire was contained to the kitchen. The residents were displaced due to smoke and water damage. St. Vincent de Paul and the Red Cross are assisting. Departments from Fox Lake, Horicon, Juneau, Waupun and Hustisford were called to the scene but were cancelled enroute as the blaze was brought under control. The Beaver Dam Police Department assisted at the scene.
Authorities remained on scene for around two hours to ensure that the fire was extinguished and to ventilate the home. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The Beaver Dam Fire Department reminds the public about the importance and benefits of having working smoke detectors in your residence and replacing the batteries once a year.