"Alex" of Fire Station No. 10

Location:  Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin

The Reputed History:

The fire station is haunted by "Alex," a former firefighter who died several years ago.


The Investigation:  

Alex Arnie Blum (b. August 3, 1903) was a firefighter who worked at Fire Station No. 10.  He died  on May 11, 1981 of arteriosclerotic heart disease at the age of 77 and was buried in the Scandinavian Lutheran Cemetery in Eau Claire.

The Reputed Phenomena:  
  • Apparitions of Alex.
  • Poltergeist activity.


The Investigation:  
  • The haunting activity began shortly after Alex Blum passed away.
  • Apparitions of "Alex" has been seen by about 80 percent of the firefighters who work there.
  • Pots and pans have flown off the wall in the station.
  • Heavy metal doors have opened and closed by themselves.
  • An electrician was doing electrical work at the station, and while standing on a ladder, he felt a hand tap him on his shoulder.  Turning his head, he caught a glimpse of a hand that quickly vanished.  The electrician rushed out of the station leaving his tools behind and never even returned for them. 

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Revised: September 28, 2004