House Fire on Washington Island Tuesday

There was a house fire on Washington Island Tuesday morning. At about 8:30AM, the call came in from a home on Deer Lane Road, just south of Gunnlaugsson Road, stating that there was smoke in the house, possibly coming from the crawlspace and the owners evacuated the home. Washington Island Fire Chief Pete Nehlsen put out a call for mutual aid, and by 9:40AM help … Continue reading

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2 Fires in DC Saturday with Dry Conditions

With the exposed dry dead grass everywhere and the high winds this last weekend, the high fire danger was evident in Door County with two fire calls Saturday afternoon. First, shortly after 1:00 pm, there was a grass fire in the pasture area of a coral on Spring Road near Fish Creek. The homeowner was testing how dry the grass was and attempted lighting a … Continue reading

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