Internet router causes house fire in Pardeeville

Pardeeville Fire
Courtesy: Pardeeville Fire Department.

PARDEEVILLE, Wis. — An internet router covered in papers and clothing caused a fire at a home in Pardeeville Thursday afternoon.

In a Facebook post, the village’s fire department said the fire broke out shortly before 4:40 p.m. Thursday. When firefighters got to the scene, they found smoke and flames coming from a window.

Crews began battling the flames from outside before moving into the home.

The post did not say where the fire happened, whether anyone was hurt or provide a damage estimate.