Fire At Mercury Marines Plant 98

Fond du Lac firefighters responded to a fire call at Mercury Marine’s Plant 98 shortly after 2:30 Monday afternoon. Fire Chief Peter O’Leary says when fire crews arrived they were informed there was a fire in a dust collection system. The building had already been evacuated. The automatic fire sprinkler system had activated and put the fire out. Chief O’Leary says, “The fire suppression system worked as designed and kept the fire contained to the dust collector.” The fire was contained to the dust collector and did not cause any structural damage.  There were no injuries reported. Fond du Lac Fire Department photo.