Cigarette May Have Caused Small Fire at Greystone Castle

The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department sent two trucks and four firefighters to the Greystone Castle at 8 North Madison Avenue Tuesday after an exterior fire was reported. When the fire crew arrived shortly after 2PM, they found that a bucket of water had been used to douse the fire that began near a window sill in the rear of the building. However, there was still … Continue reading

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Fire Destroys Home In Namur Early Saturday Morning

A home in Namur was extensively damaged in a fire early Saturday morning. The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department was paged out at 3:48AM and found the two-story brick home at 1256 County DK fully engulfed in flames. Mutual aid was called in and units from Sturgeon Bay and Southern Door in Door County and Luxemburg and Casco in Kewaunee County responded. Two fill sites were set … Continue reading

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Firefighters Battle Weather & Barn Fire Friday Night

Firefighters battled a barn fire & wintry weather Friday night in the Town of Red River. The Luxemburg Community Fire Department was paged out to the site at E2470 LeCaptain Road and upon arrival encountered a large barn engulfed in flames. The call was quickly upgraded to a multiple alarm fire and assistance from departments in Casco, Brussels-Union-Gardner, New Franken, Kewaunee, Algoma, Southern Door, Denmark, … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Fire Damages Home in Union

An older home in the Town of Union was damaged in a fire early Monday morning. The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department was paged out at about 4:45AM and units were sent the home at 10913 Bayshore Road. The initial report indicated that flames could be seen on the lower level of the house. Firefighters, who noted that the blaze originated in the living room, were able … Continue reading

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Open House at New BUG Fire Station Sunday

The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department is inviting residents and visitors to an open house Sunday at its new station number one at 1080 County C in Brussels. Fire Chief Curt Vandertie says the state-of-the-art facility will be on display from noon to 3PM… Chief Vandertie says the event also pays tribute to the taxpayers in the three southern Door County towns who made the building project … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Firefighters Fill the Boot for MDA

Members of Sturgeon Bay Firefighters Union Local 2682 will be in downtown Sturgeon Bay Saturday, taking part in the annual “Fill The Boot” campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. You’ll find the fire crews at the intersection of 3rd and Louisiana from 8:30AM until 4:30PM. Union President Brent Wiegand says firefighters will do what they can for MDA… Wiegand says every donation is appreciated because … Continue reading

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Fire Damages Home in Claybanks Sunday

A home in the Town of Claybanks was damaged in a smoky fire Sunday afternoon. The Southern Door Fire Department was paged out to 440 Lower Lasalle Road shortly after 1PM. The first crews on the scene saw smoke coming out of the eaves of the house and an electrical panel. They used about 500 gallons of water to put out the blaze. No injuries … Continue reading

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House Fire in Town of Brussels Overnight

A home in the Town of Brussels was severely damaged by a fire early Tuesday morning. The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department was paged out shortly before 1:30AM and sent to 1367 County XC. Fire Chief Curt Vandertie says the house was ablaze when the first units arrived on scene… Chief Vandertie explains how the fire was called in… Vandertie says BUG firefighters were supported by units … Continue reading

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Fire on Chambers Island Destroys Seasonal Home

A seasonal dwelling on Chambers Island was gutted in a fire Saturday afternoon. The home is considered a total loss. The fire call came in shortly after 2:30PM and the Gibraltar Fire Department and several other departments fought the blaze which engulfed the home. They brought the fire under control in about a half an hour. For a time there was concern about a child … Continue reading

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BUG Fire Department Called Out Saturday

Fire damaged a two-story farmhouse in the Town of Brussels Saturday morning. The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department was sent to the Richard Jeanquart home at 739 County C at 5:55AM. BUG Fire Chief Curt Vandertie explains what the fire crews found when they arrived on scene…   Chief Vandertie says 38 firefighters responded and the Southern Door, Luxemburg, and Sturgeon Bay fire departments provided support. He … Continue reading

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