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Eau Claire firefighters battle garage fire, extreme cold

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Eau Claire (Press Release) - The Eau Claire Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 810 Birch Street in Eau Claire at 9:25 a.m. Monday morning.

First arriving crews found heavy smoke showing from a detached garage on the property. Fire crews stretched handlines, forced entry and extinguished the fire. Due to the extreme temperatures encountered, several city services were requested, including the public works department, streets department and the Eau Claire Police Department. The city transit department was also requested to provide a city bus for firefighters to use during the incident for rehab purposes.

The fire caused $12,000 in damage to the home. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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