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Business fire in Albion destroys equipment

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TOWN OF ALBION (WKOW) -- A fire at CHS Transportation Company Monday caused more than $500,000 in damage.

It happened just after p.m. in the 500 block of STH 73 in the Township of Albion.

Fire officials say the fire started in the engine compartment of a Freightliner semi-tractor that was scheduled for routine maintenance.

It was parked inside the business.

The semi was destroyed, valued at $110,000.

The building it was in suffered extensive damage from smoke, as well as damage to its electrical system.

Fire officials say the fire is not considered suspicious.

The business was closed at the time and no injuries were reported.

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