|Cox Welding Shop receives significant damage in fire|
|Cox Welding Shop in Barneveld was up in flames. The shop was built in 1990 by Fantus Cox and is currently owned by his son Randy Cox.
With the severity of the fire, 12 area fire departments were called to provide their help alongside the Barneveld Fire Department and the Barneveld Area EMS. Those departments that came to help were Hollandale, Ridgeway, Dodgeville, Mineral Point, Mount Horeb, Arena, Avoca, Blanchardville, Highland, Lone Rock, Verona, and Dodgeville.
The damage the building received was substaintial and only minor water damage occurred at Marue's Coffee House that shares a wall with the shop's backside. Luckily no one was injured.|