Firefighters responded to back to back calls this afternoon. First call was automatic aid to the town of Pelican for a reported brush fire on Rivers End Rd. Firefighters assisted Pelican FD with extinguishment and overhaul before being paged to another fire in the town of Pine Lake on Crystal Lake Rd. This one was paged for a single vehicle detached garage. Garage was fully involved on arrival. No one was home at time of this fire. Fire was starting to spread into the woods and brush. Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire in the woods and then extinguished the garage while a second crew fully extinguished the brush fire. Garage is a total loss.
Firefighters were on scene at the Pelican fire for approximately half hr and on scene of the Crystal Lk Rd fire for 2 hours.
Newbold FD, Stella FD, Rhinelander Medics, DNR, Oneida County Sheriff’s dept also responded to the Crystal Lk Rd fire.
Pine Lake Engine 1, Engine 2, Tanker 1 Tanker 2 Rescue 2 and Rescue 1 responded to these calls.
Below are pics of the Crystal Lk Rd Fire
First call was paged at 4:45pm and second call at 5:25pm