No injuries reported in Fredonia house fire after fire rekindles Sunday morning

FREDONIA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) is investigating the circumstances surrounding a house fire in Fredonia Saturday night, Dec. 4, that rekindled early Sunday, Dec. 5, causing authorities to re-put out the fire.

Authorities say first responders reported to a residential fire around 9:02 p.m. near Washington and Wilson in Fredonia.

Deputies reportedly observed heavy smoke and flames coming from the rear of the house and with the assistance of multiple area fire departments, the fire was extinguished.

Officials say the home suffered severe damage.

Reports show that all occupants of the home had evacuated safely and sustained no injuries, however, two house pets were unaccounted for.

OCSO says that all units cleared the scene on Sunday morning at approximately 12:47 a.m.

Authorities say that on Sunday morning, Dec. 5, at approximately 6:11 a.m., the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office received another call stating that "the previously extinguished fire had rekindled and the residential structure fire was active again."

As a result, multiple fire departments reported to the scene to put out the reignited blaze.

OCSO says the home suffered a total loss due to the extent of the fire damage Sunday.

Officials report that the cause of the fire is still under investigation but does not appear to be suspicious in nature.

According to the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office, OCSO was assisted by the Waubeka Fire Department, Random Lake Fire Department, Saukville Fire Department, Cedar Grove Fire Department, Fredonia Fire Department, Belgium Fire Department, Port Washington Fire Department, Grafton Fire Department, Newburg Fire Department, Fillmore Fire Department, Cedarburg Fire Department and WE Energies at the scene of the fire.


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