ASHLAND, WI – The Ashland Fire Department says the cause of a duplex fire that injured two people is considered suspicious.
An explosion and fire at the building located at 312th 11th Avenue West happened around 10:45 a.m. Tuesday.
People nearby reported hearing a “pop” before the fire sparked on the second story, the fire department said.
The 41-year-old man and 29-year-old woman hurt in the fire were taken to Memorial Medical Center with burns. There was no immediate word on their conditions.
Damage is estimated at $90,000.
The Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation is looking into the cause.