Crews quickly put out fire at Winnebago County gas station

Published: Jan. 22, 2021 at 5:08 AM CST
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WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - Firefighters quickly doused a fire at a gas station in the Town of Clayton early Friday morning.

At about 4 a.m., Town of Clayton Fire Rescue was called to the business at Highway 76 and County II. Crews arrived to find smoke and flames on the west side of the building.

It took about 500 gallons of water to put out the fire, but firefighters were able to do it quickly, according to the fire department.

“In December of 2020, CFR had relocated one of our Engines to a satellite location on the East side of town, roughly 1/2 mile from this location. As a result, our first-responding engine was on scene quickly to contain and control the fire,” reads a post on the department’s Facebook page.

On Friday, January 22, at 3:57am Clayton Fire Rescue was paged for a report of a structure fire at the gas station on...

Posted by Town of Clayton Fire Rescue on Friday, January 22, 2021

Highway 76 was closed for about one hour.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Clayton received help from Fox Crossing Fire, Town of Neenah Fire, Greenville Fire, Winchester Fire, Dale Fire, Winneconne Fire, Town of Clayton Public Works and the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office.

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