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Kohler Co. fire: Official release from the KFD

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On January 24, 2018, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Kohler Fire Department and Sheboygan Falls Fire Department were dispatched to the foundry building on the Kohler Co. campus.

Initial reports included heavy smoke and fire from the roof of the building. All employees were evacuated from the area of the fire and no injuries were reported.

Kohler Fire Department immediately called for additional resources and fire departments from Haven, Town of Sheboygan, Town of Wilson, Plymouth, Town of Sheboygan Falls, Howards Grove, Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove, Oostburg and Silver Creek along with Town of Wilson First Responders and Orange Cross Ambulance responded in support as the fire was upgraded over the course of the evening and early morning hours.

At 6:40 a.m. on January 25, 2018, command units reported that the fire was completely extinguished. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Chief Mike Lindstrom
Assistant Chief Gary Lindow

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