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Fire in the wall of a home displaces family in Eau Claire area

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Eau Claire Area (WQOW) - Township Fire units responded to 301 S. Kane Rd. in the Town of Union after the homeowner reported a possible fire in the wall. When firefighters arrived they confirmed a fire in the wall of the residence, near the chimney and electrical outlet area. The cold weather did affect equipment and personnel performance posing additional challenges.

The fire was brought under control at 12:31 p.m. with all units clear at 3:30 p.m. The fire caused about $15,000 in damage. The official cause is still unknown. Homeowners are being assisted by friends and relatives while being displaced.

Township Fire Department received additional manpower and equipment assistance from the City of Eau Claire Fire Department, Elk Mound Fire Department and Town of Rock Creek Fire Department. 

 

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