Single Family House Fire 21-6250
Posted on 02/23/2021
Date: 2/23/2021
Case: Single Family House Fire 21-6250
Authority: Sgt Alexander Herriges

On Tuesday 2/23/2021 at approximately 1:05 am, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a house fire at a single family residence in the 6700 block of Alpine Dr in the Town of Addison. The fire was reported by one of the homeowners. The homeowners first reported observing active flames coming from the sunroom located at the rear of the residence. The homeowners were able to safely evacuate the residence along with their dog.

Deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene along with Allenton Fire Department. The fire department was also assisted by Hartford, Iron Ridge, Jackson, Kewaskum, Kohlsville, Slinger, St Lawrence, Theresa, and West Bend Fire Departments. Lifestar Rescue also responded to the scene. Traffic to Alpine Dr was shut down at Hy 33 for approximately two hours.

There were no injuries to the homeowners or any personnel on scene as a result of the fire. The residence sustained severe damage due to the fire, smoke, and water. Preliminary damage estimates were believed to be around $250,000.

Early indication into the origin of the fire is believed to be a wood-burning stove that was located in the sunroom.