- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 7, 2015

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) - Fire officials have revised their damage estimate of a blaze at a wood manufacturing company in the Twin Ports.

The fire broke out early Tuesday at Stella-Jones in Superior. WDIO-TV (https://bit.ly/1fk5YrR ) reports an exterior conveyer belt, used to grind up railroad ties, caught fire around 2 a.m.

Battalion chief Erik Sutton says that after talking with workers, a $1 million damage estimate has been revised to about $50,000.

Authorities say one was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Stella-Jones’ website says the company produces and markets pressure-treated wood products, including railway ties and utility poles.



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