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NEW INFORMATION: Township Fire Crews respond to car fire


UNION, Wis. (WEAU) A car was on fire outside of Mark's Auto Body on Alpine Road in the Town of Union, where it was being stored for the winter.

A section of Alpine Rd. was closed off to traffic as a result.

Township Fire crews say they're not sure why the car started on fire, but say it has a fuel leak, and keeps reigniting. Foul play is not suspected.

There is minimal damage to the building, but the car has been deemed a total loss.

The Township Fire Department along with the Eau Claire Sheriff's Department responded. The call came in just before 8:45 PM Friday.

Mark's Auto Body plans to be open during normal business hours.


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