RL Fire Update

posted Feb 16, 2021, 5:04 AM by News Room
Tuesday February 16th, 2021 - The Rice Lake Fire Department announced on Monday that the February 7th fire at 1515 Haugen Avenue in the City of Rice Lake was accidental. Fire Chief James Resac said in a statement that there is no evidence of arson and the cause of the fire was improper disposal of ashes into a trash container. The container was in close proximity to the southwest corner of the garage. That's where the fire started before traveling up the exterior of the building and into the garage attic.