Our dept. responded as mutual aid to the city of Rhinelander for a structure fire at Woodland Heights Estates around 1am this morning. Flames were showing upon the arrival of the first fire units with the resident still trapped inside. Firefighters were able to get the resident out where he was then transported by ambulance to St . Mary’s hospital for life threatening injuries. The mobile home suffered heavy fire damage to the front of the house. The cause of the fire is under investigation by Rhinelander fire dept.
Our dept. was on scene for 2 hours. Engine 1, Engine 2, and Tanker 2 responded to this call
Pelican Fire dept. also responded with their Rapid intervention team.