Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Attic Fire on Mary's Avenue; No Injuries Reported

FOND DU LAC, WI. -- On Monday, October 31, 2011, at 4:11 a.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a reported attic fire at 89 Mary’s Avenue. Upon arrival firefighters met with a resident who said a work light left on had started a small fire in the attic earlier in the evening but that he thought he had extinguished it.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire, but remained on the scene for extended operations due to smoldering spot fires in the attic space.

The residents were asleep at the time of the fire and were alerted by smoke alarms. There were no injuries reported.

Alliant Energy responded to the scene to secure the utilities. Fond du Lac police assisted with traffic control.

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