House Fire in Boulder Junction
Written by Jesse Baroka on July 19, 2019
BOULDER JUNCTION – Fire badly damaged a home on a Boulder Junction area lake Thursday afternoon. At 1:40 p.m. Yesterday afternoon, the Vilas County Sheriff’s Office got a 911 call reporting smoke coming from a home on the south side of Island Lake. Another report came in from the Manitowish Waters boat patrol. When firefighters arrived, the fire had already spread throughout the home at 12578 La Fave Road in Boulder Junction. The home is still standing, but suffered a lot of damage. No one was home when the fire started. Responding to the scene were Boulder Junction Fire Department, Rehab, and Ambulance, Manitowish Waters Fire Department, Arbor Vitae Fire Department, Woodruff Fire Department, Winchester Fire Department, Xcel Energy, and the Vilas County Sheriff’s Office.