Part of Wauwatosa Briggs & Stratton facility evacuated Monday due to fire

Posted at 11:14 AM, May 22, 2017

A fire has been reported at the Briggs and Stratton facility in Wauwatosa.

Employees were evacuated from part of the facility after the fire discovered in a hopper. They were let back inside shortly after noon.

The company, a hallmark of Milwaukee engineering, makes engines, particularly small engines along with parts for lawnmowers.

No other information has been released at this time.

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