Car fire closes State Road 35 in Onalaska

Fire started in car, spread to garage

A car fire closed down State Road 35 in Onalaska Sunday.

It started at about 7:30 p.m. at a home on State Road 35 near Cloverdale Drive. Witnesses say their neighbor’s car started on fire near the garage, and the fire spread to the structure.

It happened in an area that had no fire hydrants, so firefighters had to bring in water on trucks. The fire was quickly brought under control, there is no word on injuries.

Agencies from Onalaska, La Crosse, Shelby and Holmen all responded. 35 was closed in both directions from County OT to County Z until 10:20 Sunday night.    Stay tuned to for the latest information.