Algoma Man Rescued from Lake Michigan Rocky Shoreline Near Cave Point

There was a shoreline rescue call at Lake Michigan a short ways north of Cave Point Sunday evening. Shortly after 8:00 pm, a call came in regarding a man who had fallen off a cliff into the rocks and lake below. Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Tim Dietman reports that they called for mutual aid from the Jacksonport Fire Department who responded with their rescue boat. … Continue reading

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Lightning Strikes Huge Red Oak in Sturgeon Bay

If you were anywhere near Sturgeon Bay early Saturday morning, you might’ve been woken up by a huge thunderclap and bright lightning at almost exactly 2:00 am. As it turned out, lightning had struck a very large old red oak tree next to the house at 234 Nautical Drive near the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club. Sharon Kroes lives in the house and shares her story….. … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Fire Calls

The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department has been kept rather busy in the last 4 days. On Saturday, they were paged at 4:30 am for smoke in the basement of a multi-unit home at 107 Pine Street. Smoke alarms were going off and all tenants had evacuated the house. Fire Chief Tim Dietman reports that they sent 2 engines and 4 personnel to respond and they … Continue reading

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Death at Cave Point County Park Under Investigation

Saturday afternoon, shortly after 2:30, the Door County Sheriff’s Office was called for an incident at Cave Point County Park. It was reported that a 35 year-old male was swimming in Lake Michigan and while climbing out of the water he collapsed and fell back into the lake. Numerous bystanders then helped pull him from the water and attempted to revive the man. Emergency response … Continue reading

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2 Fires Saturday for Sturgeon Bay Fire Department

The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department responded to 2 different fire calls Saturday evening. First, at 6:00 pm they were paged for a trailer on fire with flames and smoke showing at 1309 W. Walnut Place on Sturgeon Bay’s west side. They arrived on the scene with 5 units to notice 6 to 8 different burning areas which appeared to be grass fires. It seems the … Continue reading

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Burning Tree on Powerline at Cherry Hills

When Sunday’s powerful storm passed through the area, there were many trees downed by the wind. One of those trees was on the Cherry Hills Golf Course in the Town of Sevastopol where it landed on a power line and started on fire. Sturgeon Bay Assistant Fire Chief Kalin Monetevideo reports that the call came in just after 8:20 pm. When their one engine and … Continue reading

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Weekend of Fire Calls for Sturgeon Bay

Just before noon on Friday, the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department responded to a call for a detached garage on fire at 2418 Sand Lane a short ways off County Road ā€œUā€, just south of Sturgeon Bay. It was reported a gentleman was conducting maintenance on his lawnmower when it caught on fire. Soon the nearby grass was also burning and then a small portion of … Continue reading

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Tuesday Fire at Sturgeon Bay Compost Site

There was a fire call Tuesday afternoon at Sturgeon Bay’s compost site out on Division Road. Shortly before 4:00 PM, the call came in that the compost pile was on fire with smoke and flames visible on about a quarter of the pile. Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Tim Dietman reports that the department responded with 2 trucks and 4 fire-fighters. When they arrived on the … Continue reading

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Combine Fire in Roadway, Town of Sevastopol

There was a fire involving a farm implement in the roadway Wednesday in the town of Sevastopol. The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department received the call just before 4:30 pm of the fully-engulfed combine on fire on Martin Road between Dunn and Windermere Drive. The combine’s owner, Tom Sawyer, mentioned there were no issues with the combine and it was working well. They were heading to … Continue reading

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Fire Call in Thunder Hill Neighborhood

There was a fire call in the early evening Thursday reporting smoke and fire in a trailer in the Thunder Hill neighborhood. Just before 6:30 pm a passerby noticed the smoke and flames and called 9-1-1. Sturgeon Bay Assistant Fire Chief Kalin Montevideo said there were 3 trucks and 5 fire responders en route when they were alerted that the fire was on the exterior … Continue reading

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