Units responding to report of fire on Highway 50

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At 7:14 p.m., units from the Salem, Bristol, Pleasant Prairie and Paris fire departments are responding to the report of a boat on fire in the 17800 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Bristol.

UPDATE 7:18 p.m. — Units from departments other than Bristol are being returned to quarters. Deputies may close off traffic int eh southernmost lane of Highway 50.

UPDATE 7:25 p.m. — Passers by report that it is difficult to tell whether the boat is on fire or the fire is in front of the boat.

UPDATE 7:59 p.m. — Fire extinguished. Fire and deputy units clearing scene.

UPDATE 8:03 p.m. — Highway reopened to traffic.

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