Fond du Lac house fire may have been caused by an electrical issue

CREATED Jun 25, 2014

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FOND DU LAC -- Firefighters in Fond du Lac knocked down an overnight house fire.

It broke out around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday near Cotton Street and Park Avenue.

A neighbor noticed smoke coming from a second floor window and called 911.

A majority of the fire was near a dishwasher and some of the structure surrounding it on the first floor, according to the Fond du Lac Fire Department. 

Initial investigations show an electrical issue inside the home may have caused the fire.

The residents were not home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries.