Fire at French Island Xcel Plant

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) –  Shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday morning, the La Crosse Fire Department responded to the XCEL Energy Plant at 200 Bainbridge Street on French Island.

When crews arrived, a large machine was on fire inside the facility.

According to the La Crosse Fire Department, the fire was extinguished quickly, and no damage had occurred to any other areas of the building.

The La Crosse Fire Department stated in their press release that no one was injured in the incident.

Other responding units included Tri-State ambulance, La Crosse Police Department, and Xcel Energy.