Crews respond to fire on Truax Blvd. in Eau Claire


Eau Claire, Wisc. (WEAU) -- Firefighters were at the scene of a duplex fire on Truax Blvd. in Eau Claire Thursday morning.

According to Eau Claire Fire & Rescue, it started just before 8 a.m. at 1426 Truax Blvd. Damage is estimated at $50,000.

Firefighters say the fire involved an attached garage and vehicle in one half of the duplex.

Investigators say there were people inside the home when the fire started. A passerby alerted them to the fire. Everyone was able to get out safely and there were no injuries.

It's not clear yet how the fire started, and it is still under investigation.

Truax Blvd. was blocked off on both sides of the fire for a short time.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 260259841 - weau.com/a?a=260259841