HIGHWAY 10 -- Northbound Highway 10 traffic was at a standstill this afternoon and backed-up due to a fire at a Royalton business.

The fire is at Gene's Repair of Royalton, an auto repair shop. Witnesses reported seeing smoke from a distance from the highway.

Emergency crews are responding, but we've not been able to confirm details of the fire with authorities just yet. Check back for updates on this developing story.


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The fire at Gene's Repair forced northbound Highway 10 traffic to back-up Friday afternoon, just as thousands of vehicle are heading north for the weekend. (Photo: Sara Lahr)


Crews respond to a fire off Highway 10 in Royalton at Gene's Repair. (Photo: Sara Lahr)