Crews battle flames at two garages on Jackson Co. property
The American Red Cross is helping a family affected by a fire in Jackson County. The Black River Falls Fire Department says a passerby called in the fire at a garage on Nichols Road, south of Black River Falls around 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
When crews arrived on scene they found two garages fully engulfed in flames. A nearby home also had fire and heat damage. The Department says the two garages are a total loss. The Black River Falls Fire Department says It took 15 firefighters and 3 ½ hours to extinguish the fire.
The department says a family pet died in the fire. No other injuries were reported. A damage estimate isn’t known at this time.