“Power surge” caught clothing on fire in basement of home near 68th and Brown Deer

“Power surge” caught clothing on fire in basement of home near 68th and Brown Deer

BROWN DEER — Officials with the North Shore Fire Department on Monday, May 15th responded to a home near 68th and Brown Deer Road to handle a “power surge.”

We’re told an electric current went through the home, from a pole through the home’s piping, as a result of the power surge, and some clothing in the basement caught on fire.

No injuries were reported.