Fire Destroys Chippewa Falls Apartment Complex

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 at 7:40 am

An early morning fire destroyed an apartment complex in Chippewa Falls.

The fire happened at about midnight Wednesday morning at 15 1/2 Spring Street.

According to the Chippewa Falls Fire Department, when crews arrived the back of the building was completely engulfed in flames. There was also someone hanging out of the front window.

One person was taken to the hospital with burned hands.

Several apartments and businesses were destroyed, and 80 percent of the roof has collapsed.

The cause of the fire hasn’t been determined.

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