THURSDAY 5/19/2022 1:41 p.m.
EAGLE, Wis. (AP) — A huge fire set off by an explosion Thursday at a marine construction company in southeast Wisconsin injured six people, including three firefighters, and drew fire and emergency responders from three other counties in the region.
The fire at Summerset Marine Construction in the small Waukesha County community of Eagle was still burning Thursday afternoon, but the thick black smoke that poured from the building earlier in the day and could be seen for miles was no longer visible.
Eagle is about 35 miles southwest of Milwaukee. Two of the six injured were taken to a hospital, the others were treated at the scene.
Original Story: Explosion causes fire at Wisconsin marine construction facility
THURSDAY 5/19/2022 10:06 a.m.
EAGLE, Wis. (AP) — A huge fire set off by an explosion is burning at a marine construction company in southeast Wisconsin.
There was no immediate word on whether anyone was injured Thursday at Summerset Marine Construction in the small Waukesha County community of Eagle, about 35 miles southwest of Milwaukee.
Aerial video shows a massive black cloud of smoke billowing from the building. Kettle Moraine Fire District administrative assistant Janine Conk says an explosion touched off the fire. There was no immediate word about what caused the explosion.
The company’s website says it makes piers and docks, with a 24,000-square-foot facility in Eagle that includes a showroom, office, factory and warehouse.