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Latest Stories

June 11th
VIDEO: No criminal charges will be filed in connection with an April 16 fire at Oconto High School, according to District Attorney Ed Burke. A 16-year-old student started the fire by tossing a cigarette into a bathroom garbage can, investigators determine…
June 11th
PHOTO: The Fond du Lac Fire Department was working to brace a multi-unit apartment building at 70 E. Merrill St. Tuesday night after a car slammed into the structure. Fond du Lac paramedics treated and transported one person to St. Agnes Hospital, accordi…
June 11th
The Village of Lake Hallie and the Chippewa Fire District are about to move in together. Like every pair of roommates, there was a bit of a debate over who has to pay for what. By the time the village’s new municipal building is ready for occupancy, all t…
June 10th
Town of Two Rivers and Mishicot firefighters responded to a fire at Woodland Dunes Nature Center Tuesday. Birdwatchers noticed the fire at about 12:30 p.m., according to Town of Two Rivers Fire Chief Arik Hansen. The fire’s origin remains unknown, Hansen …
June 10th
VIDEO: Smoke poured into the sky in Stevens Point Tuesday to help train some insurance experts. Firefighters set six cars on fire in the day-long training. Claims adjusters came to the scene ready to see some fire. "Generally when we get the claims for a …
June 10th
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office said that Dragomir Popovich, 81, was found in his burning home Saturday afternoon. Firefighters found Popovich inside his home on National Avenue after forcing their way into the home. Investigators said that…
June 10th
One person suffered minor injuries Monday in a fire at Oakwood Village West, with residents living in the 15-story Tower Apartments evacuated from the building. The fire was confined to a bedroom in a 13th floor apartment and was controlled by water from …
June 10th
A garage fire started by hot coals from a pizza oven caused an estimated $35,000 in damage early Tuesday at a town of Berry residence. The fire was reported at about 1:20 a.m. at 8925 Table Bluff Road, the Dane County Sheriff's Office said in a news relea…
June 9th
VIDEO: A 51-year-old Madison native died in an apartment fire last October that took the Dane County 911 Center nearly four minutes to dispatch firefighters to. The three minutes and 48 seconds before fire crews were alerted is more than two minutes longe…
June 9th
VIDEO: A boarded up home at 12th Street and National Avenue once belonged to an 81-year-old man known in the neighborhood only by the name of Danny. "Yeah, he's going to be really missed around here," neighbor Terry Mohone said. Danny died Saturday after …