Fire destroys home in town of Jefferson


Crews were on scene until 6 a.m. the morning of Dec. 16, after a call came in about 2 a.m. regarding a house fire on Mascot Avenue in the town of Jefferson.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene with Cashton Area Fire Department, Cashton Area First Responders and Tristate Ambulance to find a single-family home ablaze with flames rising through the roof. It is believed that the residence will be a complete loss due to the fire and fire suppression.

The occupants were able to exit the residence, and there were no reported injuries. The cause of the fire is unknown and is still under investigation. 

Sparta Area Fire Department, Sparta Area Ambulance, Ontario Fire Department, Norwalk Fire Department, Wilton Fire Department, Westby Fire Department and Viroqua Fire Department assisted with the fire suppression.


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