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Six months after downtown restaurant fire, remains of basement still seen on 4th Street in La Crosse



A block of 4th Street in downtown La Crosse still has a gaping hole, six months after a large fire destroyed the India Curry House restaurant. 

The April 28th blaze started in the basement early in the morning, and spread throughout the building quickly.  People living in apartments above the restaurant evacuated the building. 

The India Curry House restaurant in La Crosse was destroyed by fire on April 28th, 2022, and was torn down the same day

The La Crosse fire department closed its investigation in June, with the specific cause of the fire still unknown.  The building was torn down the day of the fire, and remains of the basement are still roped off beyond the sidewalk.

The Glory Days bar, directly south of the fire scene, remains condemned. 

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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  1. Lucenut

    October 29, 2022 at 12:05 pm

    The city destroyed the evidence within 24 hours. Gee, I wonder why “the cause of the fire is still unknown”. Useless parasites are obviously covering up for someone.

  2. Lucenut

    November 17, 2022 at 10:14 am

    This was a complete cover-up!

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