UPDATE: Vehicle Fire Sparks Explosions

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

The Marathon City Fire Department is responding to a garage fire in the Town of Rib Falls.

They were called to the scene at 120 East 19th Street just after 2:00 PM Saturday. According to dispatch a car apparently started on fire in a garage and the flames were spreading to the structure. There are reportedly other explosive materials in the garage.

A witness at the scene reported seeing one large explosion followed by what he said was up to 40 small explosions.

No one is inside the building.

The Hamburg, Edgar and Town of Maine Fire Departments have been dispatched for mutual aid.

Stay with NewsChannel 7 for more details as they become available.


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