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Fire Causes $250,000 Damage at Minden Sail Plant

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Authorities are investigating an early morning fire that damaged some manufacturing equipment inside North Sails Factory in Minden.

The Douglas County sheriff's office says a flash fire at North Sails Company was reported just after 3 a.m. Monday. 
 
Seven employees were able to get out and called 911.
 
Officials say the initial call involved a manufacturing machine, but a second alarm was called when active fire was seen in another machinery area.
 
The sheriff's office says the fire was extinguished within 10 minutes.
 
Damage is estimated at $250,000 to the equipment. There was also some damage to the building's electrical system.
 
Authorities say an investigation into the cause has revealed no human error involved.  (AP)  

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