Fire in Columbia Co. causes road blockage

Published: May. 20, 2022 at 5:48 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The east and westbound lanes on HWY 33 in Portage are blocked after a structure fire started Friday afternoon.

Columbia County Dispatch said that the cause of the fire, which occurred on East Cook Street, is still being investigated.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation reported that the incident happened shortly before 3 p.m.

WisDOT advised drivers to take an alterative route and travel west on Jefferson Street, then west on East Conant Street and east on Adams Street back to HWY 33. Eastbound drivers were told to go the reverse of this route.

The CCD said that no injuries have been reported.

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