Beaver Dam firefighters battle blaze with ‘heavy smoke and fire’

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BEAVER DAM, Wis. — Beaver Dam firefighters battled a blaze with “heavy smoke and fire” Thursday night, according to department officials.

Crews first responded to the 500 block of West Mackie Street around 8:45 p.m. after getting the initial report. When they got to the scene, firefighters found heavy smoke on the backside of the house. They later found fire inside of the two-story home.

Officials said no one was in the home at the time of the fire.

Crews searched the home and experienced high heat throughout the home during their search.

Firefighters with the Beaver Dam Fire Department received help from several local fire departments as they worked to knock down the fire.