Overnight fire damages Ashwaubenon home

BROWN COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - Ashwaubenon Public Safety and fire crews were dispatched to 965 Duchateau Avenue for an overnight house fire.

When officers arrived, they saw smoke and flames coming from the roof of the home. Chief Eric Dunning said that officers searched the first floor of the home and found no one inside. Firefighters did their own extensive search when they arrived.

Neighbors told officers that the owner of the home was out of the state at the time of the fire.

Fire crews were at the home for several hours putting out hot spots.

Chief Dunning says the owner will be displaced due to the damage. Brown County Fire Investigation Task Force will now investigate the cause of the fire.