Downtown Whitewater fire causes estimated $300,000 in damage

  • Source: Janesville Gazette
  • Published: 10/07/2017 05:29 PM

An early Saturday morning fire at Rosa's Pizza in downtown Whitewater caused extensive damage to the restaurant and surrounding apartments, according to a news release. The Whitewater Fire Department was dispatched to the restaurant, 180 W. Main St., at 6:10 a.m. after a report of smoke coming from the building's rear. First responders observed heavy smoke and focused on extinguishing the fire, according to the release. Mutual aid responders evacuated adjacent buildings and rescued animals from a nearby shelter.


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