A fire that destroyed Cher-make sausage plant Saturday is under investigation

By: AP Email
By: AP Email
The Manitowoc Fire Department investigating a fire that destroyed an outbuilding at the Cher-make Sausage Company plant.

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MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) -- The Manitowoc Fire Department investigating a fire that destroyed an outbuilding at the Cher-make Sausage Company plant.

Crews were dispatched when multiple explosions were reported around 4:30 a.m. Saturday. Battalion Chief Ken Cayemberg says the outbuilding was a total loss.

No one was injured in the blaze.

Officials are continuing to look for the cause of the fire and the explosions.

Cher-Make's web site says the family owned company makes a wide variety of private label smoked sausage products, including hot dogs, bratwurst, ring bologna and summer sausage.


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