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North State Asphalt Plant Fire Causes $300,000 of Damage

Saturday afternoon a piece of heavy equipment caught fire at North State Asphalt in Redding, causing approximately $300,000 worth of damage.

Posted: Oct. 13, 2018 8:54 PM
Updated: Oct. 15, 2018 9:44 AM

REDDING, Calif. - A piece of heavy equipment caught on fire in South Redding on Saturday, which caused $300,000 worth of damage at North State Asphalt on Clear Creek Road.

The Redding Fire Department and the CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit both responded to the fire call.

The fire was kept from spreading into nearby vegetation. It burned a rubber blending unit, causing extensive damage to the machine.

Crews stayed on scene for approximately an hour and a half.

The cause of the fire is still not known.

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