Lake Geneva, WI – A significant fire engulfed Anchor Covenant Church on Park Row in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, late Monday night. The blaze, visible from a distance with flames bursting from the roof, drew a large response from multiple fire departments across the region.
According to local sources, the fire was reported in the area of Clover and Park Row. The Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) initiated a 2nd alarm response, calling in resources from Linn, Lyons, Town of Delavan, Williams Bay, Troy Center, Town of Burlington, and several other departments. Firefighting units included engines, trucks, squads, ambulances, and special equipment like the Walworth Rapid Intervention Team.
Despite the challenging conditions with arctic temperatures, along with snow and ice, firefighters from over a dozen units worked tirelessly to control the fire. The extent of the damage to Anchor Covenant Church is yet unknown, and an investigation into the cause of the fire is expected to follow.