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‘Mechanical device failure:’ Fire damages business near 167th and Cleveland in New Berlin

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NEW BERLIN -- Firefighters from ten municipalities on Tuesday morning, May 19 responded to the scene of a business fire near 167th and Cleveland in New Berlin. The call came in around 3 a.m.

A spokesperson for Lincoln Industries, the company who owns the building, says two employees were inside the building at the time of the fire. Both safely got out.

The Assistant Fire Chief says it appears there was a “mechanical device failure." The DNR was called to the scene because of all the chemicals involved at this facility.

Fire near 167th and Cleveland in New Berlin

Fire near 167th and Cleveland in New Berlin

No injuries reported.

No additional details have been released -- including the cause of the fire or the amount of damage sustained.

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