Lightning Strike Causes House Fire
October 3, 2019
A lighting strike started a fire in the walls of a house in the 100 block of Albert Circle, in the Village of Belleville. Three people and three cats were able to get out safely, there were no reported injuries to the occupants or fire personnel. The fire caused an estimated $50,000 in damages. The homeowners will be displaced until repairs can be made. The Belleville Fire Department was assisted on scene by Verona, New Glarus and Fitchburg Fire Departments and scene support was provided by Belleville Police and Belleville EMS.