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Gordon Aluminum Facility Experiences Recent Fire

Gordon Aluminum Industries Inc. experienced a fire at its facility in Schofield, Wis., on Saturday August 23. No one was injured. While the case is still under investigation, a news alert on the company's website says lightening is suspected as being the cause. (CLICK HERE to read the full alert.) The Wausau Daily Herald reported that the fire caused an estimated $1 million in damages. (CLICK HERE to read the full article.)

The company is working from temporary offices in its Plant 2 facility, just north of its main facility where recovery efforts and disaster recovery plan implementations are being directed. The company says that in order to minimize service interruption to customers, its first priority is returning to production as quickly as possible once safe access to the facility has been granted. Company representatives have been contacting customers and suppliers to explain the situation.

Representatives of Gordon Aluminum did not return's calls

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