Dehumidifier causes house fire in Washington County
Homeowner found dehumidifier on fire in basement
1:59 PM, Nov 14, 2017
2:01 PM, Nov 14, 2017
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Wis. -- A dehumidifier is being blamed as the cause of another fire in a Wisconsin home this week.
On Monday, Sheriffs' deputies and firefighters were called to a Town of Wayne home for a fire. The firefighters quickly located and extinguished the small fire in the basement, leaving the residence with approximately $15,000 in smoke damage, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.