FOND DU LAC (WITI) â€” The Fond du Lac Fire Department was called out to Mercury Marine on Monday afternoon, November 10th after a dust collector system caught fire.
Fire officials say Plant 98 at Mercury Marine had to be evacuated after plant personnel reported a fire occurred in a dust collection system connected to the building.
The automatic fire sprinkler activated and the fire was extinguished.
â€œThe fire suppression system worked as designed and kept the fire contained to the dust collectorâ€ Fond du Lac Fire Chief Peter Oâ€™Leary said.
The fire was contained to the dust collector and didnâ€™t cause any structural damage.
No one was injured.
Mercury Marine personnel were eventually able to re-enter the building.
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