DEVELOPING: Crews fighting mobile home fire in cold conditions

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TOWN OF SPRING BROOK, Wis. (WEAU) - Several fire departments remain at the scene of a mobile home fire.

It started about 2:15 p.m. Monday off County Road C and 290th Avenue, southeast of Menomonie. A person was driving by and saw smoke. Firefighters say a man was doing construction work on the home and was heating it with a wood fired furnace. He left, and at some point the home caught fire.

Firefighters from Menomonie, Elk Mound and Durand say the cold caused a hose to burst and oxygen tanks to freeze up.

They say the mobile home is a total loss, but no one was hurt.
TOWN OF SPRING BROOK, Wis. (WEAU) – Crews are braving extreme cold conditions as they fight a mobile home fire.

It happened on County Road C at 290th Avenue, southeast of Menomonie on Monday afternoon.

Our reporter at the scene says a tanker truck is providing water to firefighters. There’s no word on the extent of the damage or whether there are injuries.

We’ll have more details as they become available on our evening newscasts and on

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