WSAW NewsChannel 7  | Central WI, Wausau, Rhinelander  |  News, Weather, Sports

Lincoln Co. Home Total Loss following Early Morning Fire

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

A Lincoln County home is total loss after an early morning fire in the Town of Harrison. The fire was reported around 4:15 a.m. at a home located N10830 State Road 17, near Rhinelander.

When a Deputy arrived he found the family had safely escaped from the home but the garage had already collapsed and the fire had extended up into the attic.

Fire units from the Town of Crescent Fire Department were dispatched along with Deputies from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.

A cause has not yet been determined.

Firefighters from the Oneida County Towns of Crescent, Newbold, Pelican and the City of Rhinelander R. I. T. Team were joined by Oneida County Medic One and the Lincoln County Town of Russell Fire Department in fighting the fire.

A cause has not yet been determined.

Deputies from Lincoln County detoured traffic around the fire scene for over seven hours before finally opening the roadway just after noon.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@wsaw.com.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.

powered by Disqus
WSAW-TV 1114 Grand Ave. Wausau, WI 54403
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 240589821