June 6, 2019 – Town of Jackson, WI – On Thursday, June 6, 2019, at 2:17 a.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a house that was filling with smoke at 870 Wildwood Lane in the Town of Jackson, Washington County.
All of the residents evacuated the home.
Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived along with Wisconsin State Patrol and fire departments from Jackson, Germantown, Richfield, Slinger, West Bend, Cedarburg, and Hartford.
Firefighters tended to any remaining fire and smoke.
Although the cause of the fire remains under investigation, it appeared to originate from a dehumidifier in the basement. No one was injured, and the damage was estimated to be approximately $50,000.