Fire Extinguished in Dust Collection System

September 2, 2016


Peter O’Leary, Fire Chief

920-322-3802  office

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Fire Extinguished In Dust Collection System

Fond du Lac, WI: On Friday September 2, 2016 at 1:08 a.m. FDLFR was called to Mercury Marine Plant 17 for a reported fire in the dust collection system. Upon arrival fire crews encountered a moderate haze of smoke in the plant.  Fire crews were able to locate and isolate the fire which was in vertical ductwork for the dust collection system.  The fire was extinguished and was contained to the ductwork and it did not spread.    Fire crews were on scene for approximately one hour.  There were no reported injuries and all employees evacuated safely.

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