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Downtown bar catches fire, one hospitalized, several still unaccounted --UPDATED

Sturgeon Bay firefighters are starting their Tuesday battling cold conditions and a fire at a downtown bar.


Firefighters first reported to the scene of Butch’s Bar at approximately 3:30 a.m. with flames and smoke billowing out. The fire department has a ladder truck on-site to attack the fire from above while flames light up the building from the inside.


According to Sturgeon Bay Police Chief Dan Brinkman, some people are still unaccounted for in the nine rooms that were occupied upstairs in the building.


Aaron LeClair from Door County Emergency Services says one person was transported to the hospital with an unknown condition.


We will have more information on this fire as more information is made available at a 9 am press conference.







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