Fire damages Manitowoc sausage company

The Associated Press

Fire damages Manitowoc sausage company

CREATED Dec. 2, 2012

MANITOWOC - 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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