Firefighters from Wheeling and neighboring communities received a call around 10:30 yesterday morning about a fire at the Ziegenfelder Frozen Treat Company plant on 18th Street in Wheeling.

Wheeling Public Information Officer Philip Stahl, said everyone inside the building escaped unharmed and no firefighters were injured, but the building has extensive damage as the firefighters fought frigid and windy conditions all day to put out the fire.

Stahl said the fire started in the office area of the facility, which is an older building adjacent to the manufacturing part of the facility.

Firefighters got the fire under control shortly after 3:30.