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Fire Destroys WI Fire Hall, Vehicles

Gordon (WI) firefighters are dealing with a fire that destroyed their fire hall and six vehicles.

Five agencies responded to the fire last Thursday at the volunteer department, according to a report on WDIO ( The building was a total loss.

Besides the six trucks destroyed in Thursday’s fire, all of the Gordon firefighters personal protective equipment was lost, meaning Gordon firefighters were unable to assist with suppression efforts.

No one was injured and the county is investigating the cause of the fire.

Read further details about the fire at

In May, the Gordon Fire Hall acted as the incident command center during the Germann Road Fire, one of the largest wildfires Wisconsin has seen in the last couple of decades, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.