Fire contained quickly
6:17 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Fire Damages Rhinelander Home

Damage was limited from a structure fire Monday afternoon in Rhinelander.


Firefighters were called about 4:00 p.m. to the 200 block of Maple Street.


Fire Chief Terry Williams says they were able to limit the damage...



"....when we arrived there was fire in the wall, we had a crew inside and crew outside...opened the wall from both sides. There were some embers in there...very little smoke damage...no water damage..."


Cause of the fire wasn't released. Williams says the home's occupants had attacked the fire with an extinguisher. Firefighters were able to put out some smoldering embers, but other than the fire area, damage was limited.