One person injured while putting out fire at Duratech Industries

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One person was injured in a fire Wednesday afternoon at Duratech Industries.

The La Crosse Fire Department responded to a call January 8 at 2:47 p.m. of a fire at 3216 Commerce Street, La Crosse.

When fire crews arrived they learned that the sprinkler system, along with an employee, extinguished the fire. One employee was taken to an area hospital for medical treatment.

Firefighters secured the sprinkler system and performed air monitoring to determine the area impacted was safe to work in.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Fire Prevention and Building Safety Division.