Dust Collector Fire Extinguished at Mercury Marine Plant 98

FOND DU LAC, WI – On Monday November 10 , 2014 at 2:36 p.m.  the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of building evacuation for unknown reason at Plant 98 at Mercury Marine.  Upon arrival fire crews were met by plant personnel who reported that a fire had occurred in a dust collection system which is connected to the building.    The automatic fire sprinkler activated and extinguished the fire. “The fire suppression system worked as designed and kept the fire contained to the dust collector” said, Fire Chief O’Leary.   The fire was contained to the dust collector and did not cause any structural damage.  There were no injuries reported.  Fire crews checked for any fire extension and were able to release the building back to Mercury Marine personnel. 

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