Fond du Lac fire crews quickly extinguish living room apartment fire

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue crews were called to the Portland Square Apartments for a report of smoke on the 2nd floor level.

It happened just before 6 p.m. on Saturday at the complex located at 55 N. Portland Street.

Upon arrival, crews located fire inside of the living room area of an apartment on the 3rd floor. They quickly extinguished the fire which was confined to the single apartment room where it caused significant fire and smoke damage.

The occupant of that apartment was not inside during the fire.

All occupants evacuated safely from the complex.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Fond du Lac Fire / Rescue crews will be canvasing the area to educate individuals on the importance of working smoke detectors and fire safety.

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