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Elkhart County wood business catches fire

MIDDLEBURY, Ind. -- Flames struck an Elkhart County wood business overnight on Friday morning.


It happened around 1:30 a.m. at Indiana Wood Products Inc. located on the 58000 block of County Road 43 in Middlebury.


Fire crews say the fire was contained to a small area of the work site thanks to the building's sprinkler system.


"If they wouldn't have had a sprinkling system I believe this building would've burned down," said Middlebury Fire Chief Jeff Wogoman. "That's what I believe saved the building."


There were no injuries reported.


Firefighters haven't determined the cause yet.

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