Peshtigo Fire Department responds to accident

TOWN OF PESHTIGO — Town of Peshtigo Fire Department, EMS, and law enforcement were dispatched for a one-vehicle crash with injuries at 2:26 a.m. Wednesday in the area of U.S. 41 and Erik’s Garden Center.

The vehicle had crashed into a building, stopping only a few feet from the occupied residential portion.

Upon arrival, two people were still in the vehicle and firefighters had to use the jaws of life to assist in removing a patient. Once all patients were out of the vehicle, firefighters secured the scene, checked the building for the extent of structural damage and shut off power to appliances in the affected area.

The Town of Peshtigo Fire Department stood by while the vehicle was removed from the building and cleared the scene around 4 a.m.