Multiple units including those from Randall, Bristol, Silver Lake, Pleasant Prairie and Paris departments are on scene battling a large blaze near Highway 50. Traffic on Highway 50 is being blocked in both directions. Deputy reports that visibility along road is very bad.
6:25 p.m. Here’s an update from witnesses-Fire on 50 near Paddock Lake. Pics were taken at 5:30ish & many trucks are still there. 50 is still closed westbound. Smoke smell in air is bad. Photos below courtesy of Heather Keung