Five fires during ‘Keep The Wreath Green’ campaign in La Crosse area

Campaign held in La Crosse, Onalaska, La Crescent and Campbell

La Crosse, Wis. (WKBT) – Five fires over the holiday season kept area firefighters busy.

They happened during the Keep the Wreath Green fire prevention campaign run by the Campbell, La Crescent, Onalaska and La Crosse Fire Departments.

The campaign just wrapped up January 1st

The five fires is an increase over the one during the previous year.

Departments place a wreath with green light bulbs outside their fire stations.

When a fire happens, a bulb is replaced with a red light, indicating a fire.

This was the 9th year of the campaign in the La Crosse area.