Township of Waupun Fire

(Waupun) The Waupun Fire Department and the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Deputy responded late last (Sunday) night to a fire in the Township of Waupun.  The Fond du Lac County Communications Center received a 911 call from a homeowner reporting the ceiling being blistering hot and the smell of heat in the kitchen at N3352 Lori Lane.  Upon arrival, City of Waupun Fire Department located and extinguished a fire in the attic.  The property belongs to David and Paulette Smit who were home at the time of incident. The single family residence suffered damage as a result which includes part of the ceiling to remove burnt material along with some structural damage of unknown extent.  No one was injured during the fire and the fire is not considered suspicious. The fire remains under investigation with the cause suspected to be electrical.   Assisting on the scene were the town of Alto and the Village of Brandon/Fairwater Fire Departments.