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Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:52am
The Monroe County Sheriff's Department identified the suspect in a pursuit on Interstate 90 May 16, as 52-year-old Robert LaVake, who is a resident of Colorado. The chase started on Interstate 90 and ended when the fleeing vehicle hit a fence and started on fire. According to a police report, the...
The Sparta Area Fire District Department responded to a corn field fire at 18091 County AA in the Town of Adrian. Contributed photo.
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:35am
The Sparta Area Fire District Department responded to two fires on Saturday, May 4. The first was a corn field fire at 18091 County AA in the Town of Adrian. The fire was started by burning debris that got out of control and burned 2.5 acres of a corn field. The DNR from Tomah provided assistance...
A trailer house at 1200 Sugarberry Blvd. sustained damage from a fire last Sunday. Contributed photo
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 11:13am
The Sparta Area Fire District Department responded to a trailer house fire on Sunday, April 28 shortly before 4:30 p.m. According to Fire Chief Mike Arnold, when firefighters arrived at 1200 Sugarberry Blvd. lot 66 they discovered a fire on the exterior side of the trailer. The neighbor saw smoke...
Firefighters arrive at 300 Milwaukee St. after responding to a car fire. Contributed photos.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:04am
Tuesday wasn't a good day in the Sparta area for motorized vehicles. The Sparta Area Fire District responded to two separate incidents involving vehicle fires. The first was Tuesday at 2:12 p.m., when firefighters were called to 19340 Ideal Road in the Town of Leon to extinguish a tree harvester...
Brian T. Zillmer.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:00am
On Feb. 11, at 6:17 p.m., officers were dispatched to 1050 County Highway S for a residence on fire that was reported by a neighbor. The residence and property was owned by Brian T. Zillmer, 42, of Black River Falls. Officers arrived on scene first at approximately 6:30 p.m. where they did not...
Tomah firefighters work to extinguish a Butts Avenue apartment fire Saturday, March 3. The apartment sustained heavy damage. There were no injuries.
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:39am
A March 3 apartment fire in Tomah remains under investigation, according to Tomah Fire Chief Tim Adler. The department was paged out at 2:32 p.m. to a report of a structure fire at 1315 Butts Ave. When firefighters arrived at the scene heavy flames were coming from the northwest corner of the...

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