Ellsworth Garage Fire Leaves Owner Injured

On Tuesday April 10th at 9:39am the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office and Ellsworth Fire Department were notified of a fully engulfed structure fire of a detached garage located at W7694 163rd Avenue in Hager City. The property owner was identified as Douglas Volenec, age 59, of Hager City. He sustained injuries while attempting to extinguish the fire on his own and was subsequently transported to Red Wing Mayo Clinic for treatment of injuries.