Fire at Madras, OR, mill causes $280K damage

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MADRAS, Ore. (AP) -- Fire officials say a fire in an electrical panel at a mill in Madras, Ore. has caused an estimated $280,000 damage.

Tom Jaca of Jefferson County Rural Fire Protection District No. 1 says the fire in Plant 5 at the Bright Wood mill was reported early Friday. A sprinkler system kept it from spreading.

KTVZ says the mill makes molding and other wood components and millwork.

Jaca says the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Information from: KTVZ-TV, http://www.ktvz.com/