WAUKESHA COUNTY -- An 86-year-old man was said to be in critical conditional following a house fire in the Township of Lisbon Tuesday night, Jan. 29. One deputy was also treated for smoke inhalation and released from the hospital.
Firefighters were called out to a home on Good Hope Road around 9:20 p.m. Upon arrival, the home was fully engulfed in flames.
Deputies began to check the residence for any occupants -- but due to the heavy smoke and flames, they were not able to get inside.
Officials with the Lisbon Fire Department arrived on scene and entered the residence, locating the 86-year-old man in a bedroom. He was rescued from the residence and transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.