Placid Manufacturing sustains serious damage in fire

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MINOCQUA, Wis. (WSAW)-- The Vilas County Sheriff's Office is responding to a structure fire in Minocqua.

According to a post on the sheriff's office's Facebook page, the fire is at Placid Manufacturing. The building is engulfed.

Deputies are asking residents to avoid the area of County Highway F and State Highway 70 as crews work to control the fire.

Rescue Chief Eric Carlson with the Minocqua Fire and Rescue Department tells NewsChannel 7 it is still an active scene. Chief Carlson said Minocqua Fire along with Lac du Flambeau Fire, Arbor Vitae Fire, and Woodruff Fire are also responding.