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Up to $30K damage at house fire in Slinger | By Firefighter Dan Croft

October 17, 2023 – Slinger, WI – On October 16, 2023 at 9:49 p.m., SFD and Lifestar EMS were dispatched to the 4100 block of STH 175, for a garbage receptacle fire that had spread to the home.

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Crews responded and upon arrival, found heavy smoke on one side of the residence.

The majority of the fire however had been extinguished by the resident on site using a garden hose. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Crews extinguished the remaining hot spots and checked the home for extension.

The building sustained an estimated $25,000-$30,000 in damage. There were no injuries or casualties reported from this incident.

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Crews cleared from the scene around 11:15 p.m. This incident remains under investigation. No further information is expected to be released at this time.

Authority: Asst. Chief Brad Schaefer, Incident Commander


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