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BRIAN BASHAM/TRIBUNE After the fire at CJJ, a manufacturing company in the Detroit Lakes industrial park. The blaze is believed to have started in the break room. Firefighters from Detroit Lakes, Audubon and Frazee battled the fire for about three hours Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

Fire hits DL manufacturer -- more than 20 employees temporarily out of work

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A late evening fire at a Detroit Lakes manufacturing company on Tuesday caused major damage and left more than 20 employees temporarily out of work.


Nobody was hurt in the fire at CJJ, Inc., which was reported by a passerby who saw the flames about 10:45 p.m., said Detroit Lakes Fire Chief Dave Baer.

"Upon arrival there was heavy smoke in the office area and flames coming through the garage door of the production area," he said.

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