Fire destroys vacant home in Town of Saukville; cause under investigation

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OZAUKEE COUNTY — Firefighters responded to the scene of a fire in the Town of Saukville early Tuesday morning, August 25th.

It happened just before 4 a.m. in a vacant farmhouse.

Officials say the home has been vacant for ten years and was used Monday, August 24th by the Newburg Fire Department for training purposes.

The home was scheduled to be burned down later this fall.

The cause of the fire is unknown, however, officials say it does not appear to be suspicious. The home was destroyed by the fire.

The Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Department and the fire departments from the following communities responded to the scene: Newburg, Fredonia, Cedarburg, Waubeka, Grafton, Port Washington, Saukville, Fillmore, Jackson and West Bend.