WATCH: Dad, 2 kids escape large Portage house fire

Wed Feb 26 11:47:09 PST 2020

WATCH: Dad, 2 kids escape large Portage house fire

Heavy smoke and flames could still be seen more than a half-hour after firefighters were first called to this house, in the 900 block of W. Wisconsin Steet, shortly after 9 a.m. Multiple other fire departments were called in to assist.

Chance of showers, storms expected on Wednesday

Periods of showers and storms expected Wednesday, although nothing severe is anticipated at this time. Gusty winds out of the south will keep temperatures mild and into the upper 60s. Rain pushes out Wednesday night as cooler temperatures return with lows into the middle 30s.

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