Ashley Lane house fire results in $140K in damage

Jan. 7, 2014

Oak Creek — Firefighters and police responded to a house fire in the 10300 block of South Ashley Lane about 7:20 p.m. Dec. 28.

According to the Oak Creek police report:

The residents attempted to use fire extinguishers to put out the fire, which apparently started in a sunroom off the kitchen area of the home. However, the fire spread too quickly, and they had to evacuate the home.

The Oak Creek Fire Department received assistance from the Franklin, Cudahy, South Milwaukee, St. Francis and Caledonia fire departments, and the Red Cross assisted the residents with sleeping arrangements.

Damage to the home and personal belongings is estimated to be over $140,000.

No cause had been determined at the time of the report.

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