Total loss: Fire destroys Charter Manufacturing in Mequon

MEQUON -- Firefighters on Monday night, October 30th were called out to the scene of a fire at Charter Manufacturing -- located near Port Washington and Glen Oak Road in Mequon. The call came in around 9:15 p.m.

When crews arrived on scene, flames were shooting out of the roof. Authorities say the fire was so intense, crews had to fight it from the outside.

Fire at Charter Steel in Mequon

The building is a total loss.

At this time, firefighters are working to find a safe place to enter the building -- to determine the cause of the fire.

Officials say no one was inside the building when the fire broke out.

Fire at Charter Steel in Mequon

Fire at Charter Steel in Mequon

We're working to gather additional details from fire officials.