Eau Claire (WQOW) - Fire officials say a structure fire in Eau Claire caused $45,000 in damages.
A call came in Monday afternoon at about 3 p.m. for an Eau Claire home on Germania Street that caught fire. Eau Claire Fire and Rescue, along with police, responded to the scene. Fire officials say the fire was contained to the kitchen and was quickly put out by firefighters.
Officials say no one was at home at the time of the fire. Crews estimate that the structure suffered $25,000 in damage, with another $20,000 in damage to possessions.
Roads around the Germania Street home were closed for roughly two hours while crews battled the blaze. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Posted Sept. 25, 2017 at 6:15 p.m.
Eau Claire (WQOW) - A house fire may have affected some people's commute near downtown Eau Claire.
A call came in Monday afternoon at about 3 p.m. for an Eau Claire home on Germania Street that caught fire. Eau Claire Fire and Rescue, along with police, responded to the scene.
Authorities said no one was hurt, but roads were closed at Birch and Putnam streets, as well as Germania and Division streets, for more than one hour.
Officials said the fire it out, and all roads have reopened.
Posted Sept. 25, 2017 at 3:19 p.m.:
Eau Claire (WQOW) - Eau Claire fire crews are on scene of a house fire on the 500 block of Germania Street in Eau Claire.
According to a tweet from the Eau Claire Police Department, traffic is blocked off between Putnam and Farwell streets.
News 18 has a reporter on scene and will bring you the latest information as it becomes available.
FD/PD crews worked hard thru the thunderstorm. Fire extinguished. Germania St will be blocked until FD clears. Fire is under investigation.— Eau Claire Fire Dept (@EauClaireFire) September 25, 2017
Officers on scene of a house fire on 500 block of Germania St. @EauClaireFire is en route. Street closed between Putnam and Farwell St.— Eau Claire Police (@EauClairePD) September 25, 2017
ECFD and PD are on the scene of a working structure fire at 526 Germania St. Two hoselines flowing H2O and primary searches are underway.— Eau Claire Fire Dept (@EauClaireFire) September 25, 2017