Morning fire at Valley View Mall injures La Crosse firefighter

According to a news release from the La Crosse Fire Department, the fire occurred on the roof of the future Hy-Vee building

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – A morning fire at Valley View Mall leaves a firefighter with non-life threatening injuries.

The La Crosse Fire Department was called to the mall Saturday at 6:57 in the morning, where crews found a fire on the roof of the future Hy-Vee building.

According to a release from the department, the fire was quickly contained.

Investigators say the fire was caused by welding materials from construction on the building.

The injured firefighter was transported to Mayo Clinic Health System for treatment.