Home in Town of Vernon total loss following overnight fire

TOWN OF VERNON (WITI) -- The Vernon Fire Department responded to the scene of fully-involved house fire late Wednesday night, April 3rd.

Fire crews responded to the scene just before midnight after one of the occupants and several neighbors called 911.

According to officials, four people were inside the home when the fire broke out. Authorities say all occupants, two cats and a dog were able to exit the home safely.

Officials say the home, three vehicles and a boat are a total loss.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department.