Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Shed, farm equipment destroyed in fire

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
News New Richmond, 54017
New Richmond News
715-246-7117 customer support
New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

Several local fire departments responded to reports of a shed fire in Emerald on Saturday, Oct. 8.

The Deer Park Fire Department was paged at about 2 a.m., according to Duke Krueger, Deer Park fire chief.

Advertisement
Advertisement

"A passerby saw the fire and stopped and woke the owners up," he said.

When crews arrived on scene at 1840 240th St. in Emerald, a large shed and three other small buildings were fully engulfed in flames, he said. Crews were on scene until 6:30 a.m.

"The shed was a total loss, with a couple of tractors, grain truck and some other small machinery lost in the shed," Krueger said.

The garage next to the house was also damaged.

According to property reports, the property is owned by Jim and Sharleen Croes.

Also responding to the scene were New Richmond, Clear Lake, Baldwin and Hammond.

Advertisement
news@newrichmond-news.com
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness