Green Bay – Structure Fire 11-18-16

From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Robert Wiegert

Incident Details


Incident Date:  11/18/2016                                                                

Incident Type: Structure Fire

Incident Address: 4040 Church Rd Green Bay WI 54311

Incident Time:  20:49

Incident Description: Fire in a single story greenhouse.

Cause of Fire:  Probable spread from a wood burner

Origin of Fire:  Interior of the greenhouse

Estimated Dollar Loss: $10,000

Injuries: No injuries

Number of People Displaced: None 



Additional Information:  Crews from the Green Bay Metro Fire Department were dispatched at 8:49 PM to a reported structure fire at 4040 Church Rd. Dispatch advised the caller was reporting smoke and flames from a shed behind a barn. En route assistance was requested from the New Franken Fire Department for water supply. Upon arrival crews found a one story greenhouse type structure fully involved and endangering an adjacent barn. The fire was quickly knocked down with very limited damage to the adjacent barn. The structure was currently being used as an art studio and was a total loss. The Bellevue Fire Department also assisted on the scene and GBPD provided traffic control. Crew remained on scene for approximately two hours to complete extinguishment and overhaul. Damage is estimated at $10,000. No injuries were reported.


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