Employees evacuated after fire at Briggs & Stratton in Poplar Bluff

Employees evacuated after fire at Briggs & Stratton in Poplar Bluff

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - A fire broke out at Briggs and Stratton in Poplar Bluff Thursday morning around 10:30 a.m.

Some welding sparked dust to catch fire near a paint oven, according to the Poplar Bluff Fire Department.

The sprinkler system activated and the fire was quickly put out.

Employees were evacuated.

Firefighters worked to ventilate the area before letting employees back in to the facility.

No one was injured.

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