Industrial facility damaged by fire in West Bend
West Bend and Jackson firefighters battled a blaze at an industrial building on East Progress Drive near Stonebridge Circle in West Bend for about two-and-a-half hours this morning. According to the West Bend Fire Department, the call came in around 4 AM Saturday. Fire officials say the fire began on the outside of the building and then penetrated the steel structure. The fire did damage a natural gas line which hampered firefighting efforts. The building’s sprinkler system kept the fire inside the building in check, according to officials. At this time there is no estimate on the amount of damage to the manufacturing facility and the cause of the fire is under investigation. No one was injured while fighting the fire.