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Firefighters, city crews respond to Krist gas station fire on the west end of Ironwood

City of Ironwood

Update 2/22/23 6:30 a.m.:

The Ironwood Public Safety Department says it responded to a fire at the Krist Oil gas station on the west end of the city just before 6:00 a.m.

Officers saw a fire on the backside of the building along with a 500-gallon propane tank and power line.

They were quickly able to extinguish the fire along the building and the propane tank.

No one was injured and damage appears to be minimal.

The fire is under investigation.

Original post: Firefighters are currently working on a structure fire at Krist gas station on the west end of Ironwood, according to the City of Ironwood Facebook page.

The Krist station is at the corner of Lawrence and US-2.

The fire is under control as of 8:00 a.m. Ironwood Police are working to reopen traffic on US-2 which was detoured while the fire was fought.

People who live in the area may experience water discoloration.

Plowing route schedules may also be impacted due to plowing staff assistance with the fire.

Katie Thoresen is WXPR's News Director/Vice President.
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