House Destroyed by Fire In Newark Township

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

ROCK COUNTY (WIFR)-- A Rock County family loses their home, vehicles and three dogs in fire that investigators say, started from a space heater in the garage.

The rock county fire department along with 13 other departments responded to the house fire located on Highway 81 in Newark Township around 8:30 Wednesday night. .

Damages exceed over 100-thousand dollars. Traffic had to be rerouted from the highway for several hours as crews worked to put out the blaze

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