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Lightning Causes Fire In Manitowish Waters


A garage is a total loss after a fire Friday afternoon in Manitowish Waters.

The Vilas County Sheriff's Department reports the emergency call came in of a fire at 4840 Alder Circle. When responders arrived the garage was fully engulfed.

The fire appears to have started from a lightning strike. No injuries were reported.

The Manitowish Waters Fire and EMS, Winchester and Boulder Junction Fire Departments along with the Sheriff's Department responded to the scene.

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