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Fire damages equipment at Black River Falls business

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Black River Falls (Press Release) - On December 15, 2010 at 12:47PM the Black River Falls Fire Department was paged out by the Jackson County Emergency Dispatch Center for a fire in a dust collection bag house outside the main building of D & S Manufacturing located at, 111 S. McKinley St., in the City of Black River Falls. 

Upon arrival the Department found the dust collection bag house to be fully involved with fire. The fire was extinguished and contained to the dust collector bag house.  There was no fire extension into manufacturing plant. The plant area did get a considerable amount of smoke in it but, no evacuation took place of the plant and the smoke was removed by opening large overhead doors. 

The damage estimate to the dust collection bag house is $10,000. 

The Department was on scene just under one hour seven Firefighters, three Department trucks and there was no injuries reported.

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