65-year-old man taken to hospital after house fire in Germantown

GERMANTOWN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 65-year-old man was taken to the hospital after a fire at his home on Church Street in the Village of Germantown. 

It happened around 7:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30. 

Germantown fire officials say when they arrived at the scene, the 65-year-old homeowner was laying on the front steps. He was moved to a safe location and then transported to a hospital. 

A pet dog was also removed from the home and was in good health. 

No other residents were inside the home. 

The damage was estimated at $225,000. 

The Germantown Fire Department was assisted at the scene by the following fire departments: Menomonee Falls, Mequon Richfield, Jackson, Slinger, Cedarburg, Thiensville and Lisbon.

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