At 1:05 a.m. on January 24, the Wilson Township Volunteer Fire Department received a report of a house fire at 1215 Springbrook Drive in Wilson Township. Wilson firefighters responded to the scene immediately. At 1:12 a.m. the Winona Fire Department and the Ridgeway Fire Department were called on for assistance.
A total of 40 firefighters and 11 fire trucks battled the blaze. No one was injured, but the house was a total loss.
A family of six and its dog lived in the house. The Winona County chapter of the American Red Cross arranged a hotel room for the family following the fire.