Toaster fire causes over $100,000 worth of damages to Washington County home
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A home suffered over $100,000 in damages after a Thursday morning fire and a toaster may be to blame.
The Sheriff's Office received a report of heavy smoke coming from a home on Broadview Lane in the Town of Wayne. The caller/homeowner reported that the toaster was on fire and that they put it out with a fire extinguisher but there may still be fire in the wall.
Crews responded and located smoke and flames in the kitchen, coming from a corner where the appliances were located.
The fire was extinguished.
There were no injuries reported.
The damage estimate is in excess of $100,000.
The investigation into the fire remains ongoing.