SOURCES: FOX11ONLINE.COM, DEPARTMENT SOCIAL MEDIA
A fire at the VAndenbroek-Kaukauna (WI) Fire Department’s station destroyed the department’s first-out engine, damaged the building, and caused smoke damage to another fire apparatus inside the building. Cause of the fire is under investigation.
From the department:
“On Thursday, May 28, 2020 at approximately 1:35pm a fire occurred at the Vandenbroek-Kaukauna Fire Department’s Fire Station located at W2030 County Road JJ. It appears the fire originated on the department’s primary engine, 4221. This unit is deemed a total loss. Investigators are still on scene and are working with our insurance company to determine the cause. While there are damages to the entire building, it is not a total loss.
“Residents of the Town of Vandenbroek and Town of Kaukauna are still protected with our other apparatus, as well as our automatic aid agreements with Freedom, Wrightstown, and other surrounding agencies.
The Town of Vandenbroek and Vandenbroek-Kaukauna Fire and Rescue would like to thank the Freedom Fire Department, Lawrence Fire Department, and Wrightstown Fire Department for their assistance today.”