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One person injured in Fox Lake fire

May 3, 2019

FOX LAKE – One man was taken to an area hospital for smoke inhalation following a house fire at 208 E. Cherry St. in Fox Lake Thursday night.

Fox Lake Fire Chief Aaron Paul said in an email that the Fox Lake Fire Department was paged to the house fire at 8:48 p.m. Upon arrival flames were coming out of two downstairs windows.

The two downstairs rooms are a complete loss and there is severe smoke damage in the rest of the house, Paul said. The cause is under investigation.

Besides the man taken to the hospital, no one else was injured in the fire.

The Fox Lake Fire Department was able to retrieve two containers of ashes of two recently deceased family members for current occupant.

The Fox Lake Fire Department was assisted by Beaver Dam Fire Department, Horicon Fire Department, Randolph Fire Department, and Waupun Fire Department. Fox Lake Fire Department was on scene for about three hours.