Blaze at WI Food Manufacturing Facility

Friday, June 22, 2018 @ 04:06 PM gHale

A fire ended up quickly extinguished at a food manufacturer in Fort Atkinson, WI.

The fire at On-Cor started in the ductwork at the production facility June 14, said officials at the Fort Atkinson Fire Department.

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Crews did have to handle some flames coming out of the roof, but they had it under control in about 15 minutes and were helped by the on-site fire mitigation system.

The food product supplier is described as a company that makes every day, affordable meals that are sold in area grocery stores, according to the company’s website. 

The fire may have been due to a grease buildup within the facility’s ducts, officials said. They said the area near the fire will likely be shut down for a time, but production will continue in the rest of the plant.

There were no injuries in the incident.

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