MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Multiple properties in Eau Claire had been evacuated on Friday afternoon after a wildland hearth on the town’s north facet.
The Eau Claire Fire Department was dispatched to the 3600 block of Seymour Road, close to the Terrace Hill cellular residence park, round 4:40 p.m.
First responders discovered a rapidly-spreading hearth the scale of a soccer subject in a wooded space.
After 45 minutes, the hearth was below management, however crews remained on the scene for an extra 4 hours, extinguishing remaining sizzling spots.
No one was injured because of the hearth, and no constructions had been broken. Residents had been allowed to return to their properties.
The majority of Wisconsin is below very high fire danger attributable to dry situations and excessive winds.