- Associated Press - Monday, December 22, 2014

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Authorities say a fire has destroyed a $300,000 paving machine in Bismarck.

The Bismarck Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/1HqRJb7 ) that firefighters responded to the blaze Sunday afternoon at a parking lot and found the paving machine engulfed in flames.

Firefighters brought the flames under control within minutes. The machine was a total loss due to heavy damage to the engine compartment.

Officials say the blaze began as an electrical fire.

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Information from: Bismarck Tribune, https://www.bismarcktribune.com

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