UPDATE: Cause of Mullins Cheese Fire 'Undetermined'

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

UPDATE: Mon 2:48 PM, April 7, 2014

Hewitt Fire Chief Brian Hafermann said the cause of a fire at Mullins Cheese Sunday afternoon has been ruled as undetermined. Chief Hafermann explained that when there is more than one probable cause a fire will be ruled as undetermined. He said the case is closed for the fire department, but typically an insurance company will continue the investigation.

The fire is not suspicious.

No one was injured.

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ORIGINAL STORY: Sun 6:17 PM, April 6, 2014

The cause of a small fire Sunday afternoon at Mullins Cheese in the Town of McMillian is still under investigation.

The call came in shortly after 4:00 PM, April 6.

Hewitt Fire Chief Brian Hafermann tells NewsChannel 7 the fire was located an contained to a mechanical room in the factory. Chief Hafermann says the fire was small and crews were able to extinguish it within 15 minutes.

There were about 10 people in the factory at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported and the structure is sound.


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