Transformer glitch burns Wisconsin paper company

Fire officials point the blame at a faulty transformer for a blaze that caused $500,000 in damages at Wausau Paper.


According to a Middletown Journal report , fire authorities are blaming a defective transformer for a March 19 fire that caused an estimated $500,000 in damages at one of the nation’s largest paper companies.
Assistant Fire Chief Tom Snively said that the blaze ignited in Middletown, Wis.-based Wausau Paper’s
Despite the high price tag, the plant isn’t scheduled to close, and no one was injured in the blaze.

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