Police Respond to Structure Fire

Pleasant Prairie Police Respond to Structure Fire
Posted on 09/28/2020
On Monday, September 28, 2020, at approximately 4:24 p.m., Pleasant Prairie Dispatch received a 911 transfer call for a structure fire reported in the 8300 Block of Old Green Bay Road, with an older person trapped on the second floor.
Pleasant Prairie Police and Fire & Rescue units were dispatched to the scene. Pleasant Prairie Police arrived within three minutes, advising that there was smoke showing from the upstairs. Additional Police units arrived shortly after.
Three Pleasant Prairie Police Department members made entry into the home in an attempt to rescue the trapped person. They eventually reached the individual and removed him from the second floor; however, the person was already deceased. Two police officers were transported to a local hospital for smoke inhalation.  
Pleasant Prairie Police Detectives were called in to assist with the investigation. The Kenosha County Fire Investigation Task Force was also called in to conduct a cause and origin investigation. Several other fire agencies assisted in the call, including Kenosha Fire Med Units, Winthrop Harbor Fire, Newport Fire, Beach Park Fire, and Zion Fire. 
The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of family.
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