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      Fire damages machine at Albany factory

      ALBANY, Ore. - Fire damaged machinery at a laminate plant Monday afternoon.

      Firefighters from all four Albany fire stations responded to the 911 call from Panolam Industries, 3030 SW Calapooia, around 4:45 p.m.

      The first units on scene could see black smoke coming from the building.

      A manager tried to fight the fire with extinguishers before fire crews arrived.

      Firefighters estimated the damage to the press used to make laminate at $25,000.

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