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La Crosse Fire Department takes icy plunge for dive trainingEvery year, the La Crosse Fire Department holds ice dive rescue training. Afte
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 20 hours ago
Every year, the La Crosse Fire Department holds ice dive rescue training. After finishing the classroom portion of training, the divers are ready to put what they learned into action. "We're going through the final certificate," said Captain Tom... Read more
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Fire damages Schmidty's Restaurant in La CrosseA fire Saturday morning causes damage to a La Crosse restaurant. The La Crosse
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 5 days ago
A fire Saturday morning causes damage to a La Crosse restaurant. The La Crosse Fire Department was called to Schmidty's around 8:30 a.m. for a fire in the kitchen. When the department arrived, smoke was coming out of the roof of the building at... Read more
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Council approves community donations for fire safety houseThe La Crosse Fire Department is one step closer to a new fire safety house. F
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 5 days ago
The La Crosse Fire Department is one step closer to a new fire safety house. Firefighters use the fire safety house to teach fire prevention. Captain Kyle Soden with the La Crosse Fire Department said the current safety house is more than 30 years... Read more
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Practicing fire safety in winter monthson cold winter mornings; however, firefighters say heating devices are often fi
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 13 days ago
on cold winter mornings; however, firefighters say heating devices are often fire hazards. Lieutenant Steven Cash with the La Crosse Fire Department says that next to cooking, heating is the second biggest cause of fires. People using space... Read more
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Update on Tuesday's fires in La CrosseThe La Crosse Fire Department continues to investigate the cause of a fire on J
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 15 days ago
The La Crosse Fire Department continues to investigate the cause of a fire on Jackson Street Tuesday. It happened around 9 a.m. in a home on the 2600 block of Jackson Street. The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire. Firefighters battle... Read more
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Firefighters battle house fire on Jackson StreetShortly after 9 AM, the La Crosse Fire Department responded to a call of smoke
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 16 days ago
Shortly after 9 AM, the La Crosse Fire Department responded to a call of smoke coming from a residence on Jackson Street. Upon arrival, crews reported they had fire on the 2nd floor of the building. The property was vacant at the time of the fire.... Read more
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Firefighters battle Market Street apartment fireTuesday is proving a busy day for the La Crosse Fire Department as it battled i
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 16 days ago
Tuesday is proving a busy day for the La Crosse Fire Department as it battled its second structure fire of the day on Market Street. The call came shortly after noon for a fire at 700 Market Street, an apartment complex with several units located... Read more
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2017 Year In Review: CrimeSwift Creek, Huff can be seen losing control of the car and crashing over the e
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 21 days ago
Swift Creek, Huff can be seen losing control of the car and crashing over the embankment and into the water. The La Crosse Fire Department rescued Huff from the bottom of the creek within 13 minutes of the car going into the water.... Read more
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Firefighters respond to early morning fire in downtown La CrosseEarly on Friday morning, the La Crosse Fire Department responded to 415 King St
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 26 days ago
Early on Friday morning, the La Crosse Fire Department responded to 415 King Street for reports of a fire alarm going off. Crews arrived on scene within four minutes. Firefighters found smoke on several floors, and a fire contained in the building's... Read more
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Fire station task force weighs need for new fire stationin terms of lifespan of the structure going forward." In 1960, there were a to
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 30 days ago
in terms of lifespan of the structure going forward." In 1960, there were a total of 850 emergency calls placed to the La Crosse Fire Department with 93 firefighters in staff. In 2016, calls peaked at 6,000 with only 92 firefighters on the... Read more

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