Elm Grove home day care fire; no injuries

Elm Grove fire crews were called to a home near Terrace and Watertown Plank after a public works employee responding to storm damage noticed the home on fire. It happened around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, March 5.

First responders arrived around 1:30 a.m. and observed heavy smoke and flames emitting from the roof of the building. The fire quickly spread through the attic due to high winds.

The fire involved a single-family home owned by Elm Grove Lutheran Church currently being used as a day care facility. 

The daycare was closed at the time, and there were no occupants in the building.

There were no injuries.

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