Fire extinguisher prevents spread of flames in La Crosse home

By: Jenny You Email
By: Jenny You Email

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Firefighters in La Crosse say quick action with a fire extinguisher may have prevented a big fire at a home.

Around 10:20 Sunday morning, crews were called to a home on Marion Road North in La Crosse.

When they arrived, the person in the home had used a fire extinguished to put out the fire in a ceiling vent fan and had removed a laundry basket of smoldering clothes outside.

Crews say it's a reminder to home owners that a fire extinguisher can make all the difference in preventing fire from spreading.
The cause is still under investigation.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
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
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 259735221 - weau.com/a?a=259735221
Gray Television, Inc.