Franklin — A house fire that occurred Sunday, June 1, is still under investigation by the Franklin Fire Department.
The department received a call regarding a house fire on 120th Street at approximately 7 p.m. that evening.
Response time was slightly delayed because of stormy conditions, but firefighters were able to put out the fire at about 7:15 p.m., said Battalion Chief Paul Rynders.
"Most of the fire was in the attached garage," Rynders said. "It wasn't a total loss, and, with some renovation, the house can be habitable again."
Individuals were inside the home during the fire, and one was sent to the hospital, Rynders said, who could not disclose the condition of the injured person.
The cause of the fire was undetermined as of Monday, but Rynders did not rule out the Sunday night's storm.
"Lightning is pretty much an act of God," he said. "There's not much we can do to prevent strikes from happening. We just have to deal with what we're given."
Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.
Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter Get the Newsletter!
- Franklin High Senior Mara Matovich to represent Wisconsin in U.S. Senate Youth Program
- Franklin police report: Jan. 29, 2015, issue
- News & Notes: Jan. 29, 2015, issue
- Franklin police investigate home invasion of 83-year-old woman's Oakwood Road residence
- More trees than anticipated will fall in road reconstruction plan in Franklin
- Franklin police report: Jan. 22, 2015 issue
- Ending Common Core raises concerns among West Allis and West Milwaukee educators
- Whitnall ready to go for $29.4 million facilities referendums
- Franklin High School students apply nice doggone artistic touch for canine care business
- News & Notes: Jan. 15, 2015 issue