Madison
74° F
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
Advertisement

Rock Co. sheriff: Accidental fire causes $60,000 in damage

Published On: Nov 24 2012 09:05:33 AM CST

Channel3000.com file photo

MILTON, Wis. -

Fire departments from the cities of Milton and Edgerton and Rock County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a vehicle fire at 1716 E. Road Two St. at about 5 p.m. Friday.

Public safety responders found the vehicle engulfed in flames but they were able to quickly extinguish the blaze, according to the report. A wooden fence, porch and part of the home’s roof were also damaged by the vehicle fire.

Authorities said the fire, which started near the engine, appeared to be accidental.

Damage to the property and vehicle was estimated at about $60,000.

Authorities said the investigation is closed.

Advertisement
  • Gaza devastation, woman wailing blurb

    REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

    Gaza: A region destroyed by conflict

    After more than seven weeks of heavy fighting, Israel and Hamas have agreed to an open-ended ceasefire. Take a look at images of the Gaza Strip, a region now devastated by this conflict.

  • Peter Theo Curtis

    From the Curtis Family

    Americans detained abroad

    American writer and journalist Peter Theo Curtis, who was held captive for nearly two years by Syrian militants Jabhat al-Nusra, returned to the United States Tuesday. Here's a look at other Americans who have been detained abroad. Some are alive. Some are not.

  • Food, dinner, plate generic

    Good food that costs less than $1

    Today is National Banana Lovers Day! Lucky for you, bananas are super healthy. But did you know they're also one of several foods that cost less than $1?

Advertisement