UPDATE: Town of Cottage Grove home is total loss after fire

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UPDATE (WKOW) — The Dane County Sheriff’s Office says the house that caught fire Wednesday afternoon in Cottage Grove appears to be a total loss.

The fire started around 2:45 p.m. at the house in the 4600 block of Lotus Lane. Firefighting crews from Deerfield, Cottage Grove and Stoughton were called in.

Damage is estimated at $300,000.

No people or pets were hurt.

Investigators say the fire does not appear suspicious.


COTTAGE GROVE (WKOW) — Cottage Grove and several other fire departments are responding to a structure fire in the town of Cottage Grove.

The fire, on the 4600 block of Lotus Lane was initially reported to Dane County dispatch at 2:46 p.m. as a lawnmower on fire, but has since been recategorized as a structure fire.

Everyone inside the house was able to get out unharmed.

Cottage Grove Fire Department issued a box alarm, requesting mutual aid from other nearby departments, shortly after the initial call.

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