UPDATE: Chippewa Falls Structure Fire Considered ‘Suspicious’ | Best Stories

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UPDATE: According to a press release from Chippewa Falls Police Chief Matthew Kelm, a structure fire at 721 Superior Street is considered suspicious in nature.

Officials said they were called to a fire on Superior Street in Chippewa Falls on Wednesday afternoon and quickly closed nearby roads.

While most roads were reopened on Wednesday evening, police units remain at the scene.

According to a press release from the Chippewa Falls Fire and Emergency Services, no injuries were reported among responders. Damage is estimated at $125,000.

Officials said they could not release more information as the incident is still under investigation. They expect to have more details available Thursday.

CHIPPEWA FALLS (WQOW) – Police are asking people to avoid the 700 block of Superior Street in Chippewa Falls due to an active structure fire. They also said the area was filled with smoke, which can be harmful to breathe in.

News 18 reporters on site say a house has burned down and is mostly charred at the back of the house.

Firefighters are still on scene but the fire appears to be largely extinguished at this time.

In addition to ambulances and fire engines, a hazmat response truck is also on site.

This is a developing story, stay with News 18 for updates.

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