Culpeper, Va. plant fire causes thousands in damage

POSTED: 8:32 AM Apr 25 2013   UPDATED: 5:14 PM Apr 25 2013
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.