Neighbor Helps Burn Victim in Pleasant Prairie Garage Fire
Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue arrived to a burn victim being helped by a neighbor during a garage fire on November 30, according to a release by Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue.
Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue was called to the scene of a structure fire and a report of a subject that had possibly been burned on 44th Avenue around 11:42 AM.
Upon arrival, units found a detached garage heavily involved in a fire that was about to extend to a nearby home.
A conscious victim that had suffered burns was located at the end of the driveway and was being assisted by a neighbor.
A paramedic unit quickly attended to the burn victim and provided Advanced Life Support. The victim was transported to Flight for Life and flown to St. Mary’s Burn Unit in Milwaukee.
The fire was quickly extinguished, and the nearby home was not damaged.
The cause of a fire at detached garage in Pleasant Prairie remains under investigation but is not suspicious in nature.
Pleasant Prairie units were assisted by fire and rescue units from Bristol, Kenosha, and Salem, Beach Park, Newport, Winthrop Harbor and Zion.