LA CROSSE, Wis. (AMERICAN RED CROSS NEWS RELEASE)—Three American Red Cross volunteer disaster responders responded to an early morning apartment fire in La Crosse. Red Cross provided food, clothing, and temporary lodging to a family of 3. The Red Cross will be ready to support any disaster caused immediate emergency needs of the other residents.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU) — The La Crosse Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire at an apartment complex Monday morning.
The fire department says crews were called to the complex on the 700 block of Main Street around 5:05 a.m. The fire was put out within a half hour but crews remained on the scene until about 1 p.m. Monday.
Firefighters say the fire broke out in one of the apartments. The complex includes three units and an antique shop business. The cause of the fire is being investigated. No one was hurt.
Crews have shut off power to the apartment complex while they investigate. People living in the complex are getting help from the Red Cross and are not able to stay there until the power is turned back on.
The fire department says the fire caused moderate damage to the building.