Brothers Charged with Plant Fire
Two brothers are being charged with causing a fire by using a military-grade flare. After being launched, the flare landed on the roof of a meatpacking plant in Milwaukee. A fire was then started which lasted for over two days and left several buildings destroyed. A neighborhood evacuation also had to take place because of the fire and an estimated $50 million dollars in damages were caused to the buildings and surrounding area.
Although the fire was found to have been an accident, the brothers could still faces up to several years in prison. In addition, they both face a large fine. According to reports, the brothers feel horrible for the accident and are ready to move forward with taking responsibility.
If you or someone you know is facing criminal charges, contact the Milwaukee criminal defense attorneys of Kohler Hart Powell, SC at (414) 271-9595.