Damage Tops $1M in Wis. Wood Flooring Company Fire

Posted Thursday, January 31, 2013 --- 4:12 p.m.

WESTON, Wis. (AP) -- Fire has caused more than $1 million in damage at a wood flooring manufacturer in Weston.

A sander started on fire Wednesday at the business called From the Forest.

Weston Fire Chief Steve Meilahn tells WSAW-TV the sander that started the fire cost $200,000 and about $1 million in product was destroyed.

The fire department was still on the scene Thursday, using a thermal camera to check for hot spots.

No one was hurt.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press


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