Car accident causes structure file
Written by Jesse Baroka on August 12, 2019
BOULDER JUNCTION – At 01:37 AM Sunday Vilas County 911 received a report that a single motor vehicle struck a power pole at Gooch’s A One, 6215 County Highway M, Boulder Junction, WI and the vehicle was now on fire. Emergency Responders arrived at the scene and observed the vehicle to be fully engulfed and the fire had spread into the structure. 20 area fire departments responded to the scene however the building is a total loss. The driver was taken into custody and alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash. The business was closed at the time of the incident and there are no reported injuries. The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office, Boulder Junction Fire Department and EMS, Manitowish Waters Fire Department and EMS, Winchester Fire Department and EMS, Presque Isle Fire Department, Arbor Vitae Fire Department, Plum Lake Fire Department, St. Germain Fire Department, Land O’ Lakes Fire Department, Eagle River Fire Department, Lac du Flambeau Fire Department and multiple other agencies from surrounding counties and Michigan also responded. The case is still under investigation, therefore no further details are being released at this time.