SUNDAY 7/24/2022 9:09 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Police are providing more details surrounding the warehouse fire in Green Bay on Sunday afternoon.

According to the Green Bay Metro Fire Department (GBMFD), at around 4 p.m. crews responded to the 600 block of Liberty Street for reports of smoke and flames being seen coming out of an industrial warehouse.

Upon arrival, crews confirmed that smoke and flames were in fact coming from the warehouse, which was full of paper and plastic material, and ensured all employees were out of the building.

Due to the nature of the incident, GBMFD was forced to call additional fire personnel to the scene.

Responding agencies included: Suamico Fire Department, Howard Fire Department, Ashwaubenon Fire Department, and the De Pere Fire Department.

Together, firefighters conducted an interior attack on the burning product and start extinguishing the fire.

Officials noted that a working sprinkler system helped keep the fire in check. After about two hours of work, the fire was under control.

No injuries were reported during the incident.

GBMFD determined that the fire originated in the warehouse and was caused by sparks that were produced from the grinding of the product. The estimated cost of damage to the building sits at $5,000.

Original Story: Police presence near Convergen Energy facility in Green Bay

SUNDAY 7/24/2022 4:30 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – There is a police and fire crew presence near the Convergen Energy facility in Green Bay on Sunday afternoon.

Local 5 is at the scene of a situation near the Convergen Energy building located in the 600 block of Liberty Street. A portion of Liberty Street is currently being blocked off.

Police have not been able to confirm any details surrounding the situation, but smoke can be seen in the area.

Howard Fire Department is also on the scene.

Local 5 will continue to update this story as more details are provided.