2009 Nov. 23: WI Dane County: Fire deaths in Dane County 1973 to present

2009 Nov. 23: WI Dane County: Fire deaths in Dane County  1973 to present

 

Posted: Monday, November 23, 2009 3:05 pm | No Comments Posted

Statistics

Fire deaths, 1979-2007 (Statistics since 1989 are for Dane County fire deaths)

Year Number
of deaths
2008 1
2007 5
2006 5
2005 0
2004 2
2003 4
2002 2
2001 1
2000 2
1999 5
1998 4
1997 0
1996 0
1995 3
1994 2
1993 2
1992 1
1991 2
1990 10
1989 1
1988 2
1987 1
1986 0
1985 2
1984 0
1983 0
1982 1
1981 2
1980 3
1979 2
1978 ?
1977 ?
1976 ?
1975 5
1974 5
1973 6
  • Numbers for 1973-1988 are for Madison only.
    Source: Wisconsin State Journal library files.
  • 1973 is the year for the most fire deaths in the city of Madison.

 
 

Fire deaths by sex and age, 1981-2007

Year Female Male Adult Under 18
2008 0 1 1 0
2007 3 2 5 0
2006 2 3 5 0
2005 0 0 0 0
2004 1 1 2 0
2003 2 2 3 1
2002 0 2 2 0
2001 1 0 1 0
2000 1 1 2 0
1999 2 3 2 3
1998 1 3 4 0
1995 1 2 3 0
1994 0 2 0 2
1993 2 0 2 0
1992 1 0 1 0
1991 2 0 2 0
1990 3 7 4 6
1989 0 1 1 0
1988 0 2 1 1
1987 0 1 1 0
1985 1 1 2 0
1982 1 0 1 0
1981 1 1 2 0
1980 3 0 3 0

NOTE: Those years with no deaths have been omitted.
Numbers for 1980-1988 are for Madison only.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal and The Capital Times.

Chronological list

2008

  • July 12, 2008 – Allen R. Meske, 53, was killed in a house fire at his home, 3295 Lee South Court in Blooming Grove.

2007

  • December 29, 2007 – James C. Ranzen, 57, was killed in an early morning fire that destroyed a house at 620 Cedar St. on Madison’s South Side.
  • November 18, 2007 – Peter J. Talen, 23, of Plymouth, died in a fire at 123 N. Bedford St., Madison. Talen was visiting his brother, who leased the house with four other male UW students. Three people were taken to the hospital with burn injuries.
  • June 26, 2007 – Kathleen M. Kohlman, 72, died from "inhalation injuries" suffered during a fire in her mobile home at 71 Bel Aire Drive in the Highland Manor Mobile Home Park on Madison’s South Side.
  • March 1, 2007 – Celeste M. Ingold, 76, died from injuries resulting from a fire at her condominium at 25 Golf Course Road in Madison.
  • A fifth fire-related death occurred but detailed information is not available. An elderly woman died after suffering burns from a fire connected with cooking.

2006

  • Nov. 19, 2006 – Kim William Gaida, 54, died as a result of a fire in his home at 118 North St., Stoughton.
  • June 16, 2006 – Luther Rowe, 82, died as a result of a fire in his home at 520 Dennis Drive in DeForest.
  • February 8, 2006 – Sonja White, 57, died of smoke-inhalation injuries she received in a Feb. 2 fire at 1809 Beld St. Fire investigators believe the blaze was started with a burning cigarette in an armchair.
  • January 19, 2006 – A woman died in an apartment fire at 5019 Sheboygan Ave. on Madison’s West Side.
  • January 1, 2006 – Lynol C. Russell, 28, died as the result of a fire in his apartment at 1130 Moorland Road, in the 40-unit Buena Vista apartments. Preliminary results of the invertigation indicate Russell died of smoke inhalation.

2005

  • No fire-related deaths in the county.

2004

  • May 22, 2004 – Lois Beth Ansell, 64, died from smoke inhalation as a result of a fire in her home at 1114 Frisch Road.
  • March 14, 2004 – Kalden, 49, died from a fire in a small room he rented in a Downtown rooming house at 136 N. Butler St. (The victim was a native of Tibet and only went by one name.)

2003

November 15, 2003 – Charles Campbell, 60, died as a result of a fire in his home at 2425 Upham St. on Madison’s East Side.
August 8, 2003 – Mary K. Weber, 45, and her 5-year-old son, Tyler, were killed in a house fire at 2202 Barber Dr. in the town of Dunn. They were from Polo, Illinois and staying in a seasonal cottage near Lake Kegonsa.
February 27, 2003 – Luella McGee, 54, died from the results of a fire in her bedroom at 404 Algoma St. in Madison.

2002

September 26, 2002 – Two men in their 20s die in a house fire in the town of Primrose, 10 miles from Mount Horeb.

2001

February 26, 2001 – Mabel "Kay" Thompson, 78, was found dead in her house at 419 N. Ingersoll St. after a fire broke out in the second floor.

2000

August 17, 2000 – Peter Zondag, 29, a resident of a two-story, eight-unit apartment building at 2306 Allied Drive was killed as an explosion and fire tore through the building. The fire was apparently caused by gasoline containers Zondag kept in his room.
January 7, 2000 – Ann Kavanagh, 39, died as a result of a December 22, 1999 fire at her apartment building at 5109 Gordon Ave. in Monona. Her 10-year-old son, Michael, died the day of the fire.

1999

February 23, 1999 – Deborha Moore, 34, and her children Paul Braun III, age 2, and Zachary Solberg, 13-weeks, 5309 Trafalger Place, Madison. The children died on later dates.
April 9, 1999 – Fay Garret, 80, died after being rescued by firefighters from her burning home at 931 Lake Court. She died on Sunday April 11.
December 22, 1999 – Michael Kavanagh, 10, died after a fire gutted two units on the second floor of an eight-apartment building at 5109 Gordon Ave. in Monona. His mother, Ann Kavanagh, 39, was seriously injured with burns over 70 percent of her body. She died on January 7, 2000.

1998

January 29, 1998 – Judith Kniep, 56, 3840 Orvold Park Rd., town of Dunn.
February 12, 1998 – James Mair Jr., 52, 3049 Waunona Way, Madison.
February 20, 1998 – Philip A. Kanitz, 34, 4805 Homberg Lane, town of Burke.
November 1, 1998 – Phillip Nutter, 31, 1948 E. Washington Ave., Madison.

1997

None

1996

None

1995

April 23, 1998 – James Catalino, 59, 2025 Taft St., Madison.
September 4, 1995 – Carol Steinbach, 54, 7718 N. Yahara Rd., town of Windsor.
December 12, 1995 – Tim Weber, 36, car fire, Sun Prairie.

1994

July 3, 1994 – Joseph Keating, 5, and Jason Hanneman, 5, 2001 Scott Lane, Madison.

1993

July 11, 1993 – Olive A. Jacobson, 93, and her daughter Esther C. Miner, 74, 6940 Midtown Rd., Middleton.

1992

February 12, 1992 – Kathryn H. Sandley, 78, 57 Lansing Lane, Madison.

1991

December 14, 1991 – Elvira Gonstead, 90, 602 S. Second St., Mt. Horeb.
December 6, 1991 – Carrie S. Berge, 88, 961 Ruland Rd., town of Deerfield.

1990

February 17, 1990 – Kermit D. Groom, 65, car fire, Madison.
March 13, 1990 – Derek Robinson, 9; Kenneth Jones, 5; Ebony Jones, 2; Cynthia Jones, 1; and Mark Robinson, 5 months, 2460 Sommerset Circle, town of Madison.
March 17, 1990 – Daniel McNamara , 62, 425 W. Johnson St., Madison.
April 25, 1990 – Anna Schmelzer, 90, 4511 Maher St., Madison.
December 4, 1990 – Kenneth Hall, 24, and his son, Dallas John Hall, 2, 209 E. Main St., Mt. Horeb.

1989

December 15, 1989 – Lloyd L. Jensen, 49, 306 N. Brooks St., Madison.

1988

March 5, 1988 – Branden Moss, 4, 4195 Anderson Rd., truck fire, Madison.
July 5, 1988 – Robert A. Smith, 56, 3554 E. Washington Ave., Madison.

1987

April 24, 1987 – William Michael Winchell, 28, bus fire, Madison.

1986

None

1985

March 31, 1985 – Charmaine Alberts, 28, 2010 W. Broadway, Madison.
January 31, 1985 – 121 S. Hancock St., Patrick Rocca, Madison.

1984

None

1983

None

1982

March 30, 1982 – Audrey N. Sommer, 53, 6417 Bridge Rd., Madison.

1981

June 1, 1981 – Nina S. Malone, 90, 25 Langdon St., Madison.
March 23, 1981 – Chalres Andrews, 610 E. Broadway, Madison.

1980

  • May 3, 1980 – Two 19-year-old women, Joy R. Kasper and Margaret A. Koshel, died from smoke inhalation when a fire swept through their second-floor apartment in a wood frame house at 844 E. Gorham St.
  • November 17, 1980 – Delores Halvorson, 52, died from a fire in her apartment at 1314 Crowley Ave.
Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s