Five escape Packwaukee house fire

A fire broke out in a home located at the corner of Lake and Church Streets in Packwaukee during the early morning hours of October 7th. Authorities reported that a 911 call was made from inside the house at 6:13am. Firefighters from Montello, Endeavor, Harris and Oxford responded to the blaze, which had fully engulfed the home. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office and EMS Unit 81 also assisted.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated, but nothing suspicious is expected. There was one adult and four children in the home at the time. All were safely evacuated.  The family is uninsured and received some emergency assistance on that day from the Red Cross. They are currently staying with relatives.