A garage fire in Rice Lake caused an estimated $80,000 in damage, according to a press release from the Rice Lake Fire Department.
At approximately 6:56 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7, the Rice Lake Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 1515 Haugen Avenue (CTH SS).
The first fire department arrived on-scene at approximately 6:59 a.m. Heavy smoke and fire were showing from the attic of the attached two-car garage.
Firefighters attacked the fire with two 1-3/4” water lines. The garage door was cut away and the two-vehicles in the garage were removed by firefighters.
The fire was placed under control at approximately 7:15 a.m. Extensive overhaul was required to ensure that all hot spots had been extinguished.
The garage sustained heavy fire damage with moderate smoke damage throughout the living area of the one-story structure.
The estimated dollar loss is placed at $80,000, structure and contents.
All fire units cleared the scene at approximately 9:21 a.m.
Seventeen firefighters, one engine, one tender, one aerial ladder platform, and one command vehicle, responded to the incident.
Marshfield Medical Center-Rice Lake provided a paramedic ambulance crew for the duration of the incident. No injuries were reported.
Temperature at the time of the incident was -23F.
The property is owned by Steve and Jill Roux.