Milton home a total loss after fire

Milton home a total loss after fire

At least 15 fire crews in Rock County responded to a house fire in the town of Milton Sunday afternoon, according to dispatchers.

Dispatchers said the call came in just before 4 p.m. from the 7200 block of East Bowers Lake Road. Milton firefighters said a couple living at the house was able to get out safely, but their home is a total loss. The damage is estimated at $350,000, according to firefighters.

Crews are still investigating the cause of the fire, but firefighters said the homeowners were burning brush on the property Sunday afternoon.

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