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.

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