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Culpeper, Va. plant fire causes thousands in damage

Published On: Apr 25 2013 07:32:31 AM CDT
Updated On: Apr 25 2013 04:14:00 PM CDT
CULPEPER, Va. -

According to the Associated Press, a plant fire in Culpeper caused an estimated $750,000 in damage.   

Bruce Stark with the Culpeper County Volunteer Fire Department says a sprinkler system helped firefighters extinguish the blaze at the Rochester Corp. plant.

Stark tells the Culpeper Star-Exponent that the electrical fire occurred Wednesday afternoon in a fiber optics room at the plant.