On Air Now


Listen Live Now » 94.7 FM Central Wisconsin 102.9 FM Wausau, WI


Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
64° Feels Like: 64°
Wind: WNW 9 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0.01”
Current Radar for Zip


Isolated Thunderstorms 70°


Scattered Thunderstorms 52°


AM Showers 61°


Workers evacuated from Marathon Electric


WAUSAU, Wis (WSAU)  Hazmat teams were called to Marathon Electric in Wausau overnight after a chemical reaction at their factory. It happened around 12:45am. Third shift employees were evacuated from the building as a precaution.

There were paramedics and ambulances at the scene. One employee has been taken to the hospital after inhaling fumes.

Several workers say smoke was coming from a barrel inside the plant. It's an area of the plant that puts varnish on the motors and generators that are manufactured there.

About 20 employees were on-duty at the time. Workers have since been allowed back inside. The incident is still under investigation.