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Two hurt after fire severely damages Fond du Lac home

One person is also reporting 2 cats possibly missing
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Posted at 7:12 AM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 08:17:17-05

FOND DU LAC (NBC 26) — Two people are hurt after a fire severely damaged a home in Fond du Lac.

It happened early Thursday morning at 159 W. Arndt Street. When crews arrived they found heavy fire conditions in front of multiple tenant home.

One victim was rescued, treated, and taken to a hospital. A second victim was able to make it out on their own, but was taken to a hospital as well.

"We are grateful that both occupants were able to get out of without serious injuries," said Fond du Lac Fire Rescue Chief Peter O’Leary.

The quadplex is home to 5 people. The fire department adds one person's daughter said two cats were possibly missing from a second floor apartment.

The department said the fire caused extensive damage to the home and is uninhabitable. They're still investigating what caused it.