Lightning strike determined to be cause of Elkhart Lake fire – WBAY

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (WBAY) – Officers say A hearth broke out at an Elkhart Lake constructing Friday n…….

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (WBAY) – Officers say A hearth broke out at an Elkhart Lake constructing Friday night.

Based mostly on the Elkhart Lake Hearth Division, crews have been referred to as to the 100 block of East Rhine Road at 7:42 p.m. for smoke coming from an greater diploma house.

After arriving, crews finally found fire Inside the attic space, and have been In a place to shortly put out the flames.

Officers say two searches confirmed everyone was In a place To securely exit the constructing.

The hearth department says A hearth investigation group with Sheboygan County was In a place To confirm preliminary reviews the constructing had been hit by lightning earlier Inside the night. The lightning strike was additionally confirmed to be The rationale for the fire.

A quantity of departments have been referred to as to the scene and assisted Elkhart Lake firefighters.

As properly as, the fire department says an space meals truck served all fire and EMS personnel on scene.

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