Faulty Wiring Causes Small Fire in Fond du Lac Home

Contact: Chief Peter O’Leary
Fond du Lac Fire Department
(920) 322-3802
(920) 251-9806

April 8, 2011

Faulty Wiring Causes Small Fire in Fond du Lac Home

FOND DU LAC, WI – On Friday, April 8, 2011, at 4:18 a.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of a house on fire at 261 Elm St. The occupant reported a small fire on the second floor. Fire crews extinguished a small fire that started in the wall on the second floor. The fire appears to have been the result of faulty wiring. All occupants were able to exit safely; there were no injuries. Alliant Energy responded and secured utilities. The Red Cross also responded to assist the displaced residents. The Fond du Lac Police assisted with traffic control and on-scene management.  


Peter O'Leary, Fire Chief

City of Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue

815 S. Main St.

Fond du Lac, WI 54935

920-322-3802 office

920-251-9806 cell


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