Gooch's A-1 Bar & Grill in Boulder Junction a total loss after car crashes into power pole, sparking fire

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VILAS COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A driver was arrested after crashing into a power pole which caused a building to catch fire.

Crews responded to Gooch’s A One, located at County Highway M in Boulder Junction, for a report of a car that had struck a power pole.

The vehicle caught fire which quickly spread to the bar & grill.

Twenty-area fire departments responded to the scene but the building was a total loss.

The driver was taken into custody and alcohol is believe to be a factor in the crash, the Vilas County Sheriff's Office says.

The business was closed at the time of the incident and there were no reported injuries.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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