Pensaukee and Oconto homes, Oconto paper recycler burn in three separate, recent fires

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Oconto, Wis. – Employees at a specialty products plant in Oconto, Wisconsin used a dry chemical fire extinguisher to knock down a fire inside of a paper baler used for recycling. While the fire stayed in the machine, there was a lot of smoke within the plant. No injuries were reported. In a separate nearby fire emergency, an Oconto police officer used a portable fire extinguisher from his squad car to knock down a fire on front exterior of a one-story home.

Green Bay Press-Gazette (Green Bay, WI)

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