On Monday morning, August 12, 2019, at about 2:30 a.m., the Barron County
Sheriff’s Department received a call from the homeowner, at 216 30th Street New Auburn, who reported her house was on fire.
The homeowner, Tonia Morrison, 45, was subsequently transported with non-life threatening smoke insulation injuries to an area hospital in Eau Claire.
The cause of the fire is being investigated by the Barron County Sheriff’s
Department, New Auburn Fire Department, and the State Fire Marshall.
Damage to the residence is substantial.