9/14/23 Structure Fire
Posted on 09/14/2023

Date: September 14, 2023
Case: Structure Fire 23-33446
Authority: Sgt. Brandon Hood #416

On September 14, 2023, at approximately 2:45 a.m., the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a barn fire in the 4600 block of Highway 167. Deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene along with the Richfield Fire Department. Richfield Fire Department requested MABAS response from Jackson, Lisbon, Merton, Slinger, Sussex, Pewaukee, Germantown, Hartford, St. Lawrence, Newburg, Cedarburg, and Allenton Fire Departments.

There were no injuries to the property occupant or any personnel on scene as a result of the fire. Damage to the barn was able to be limited by the immediate response of the Richfield Fire Department and Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the deployment of the Fire Suppression Tool. Initial damage estimate is $50,000. Highway 167 was shut down for approximately four hours.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Richfield Fire Department