Crews extinguish fire at Rock-Tenn Company in Oakley Tuesday - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Crews quickly extinguish flames at Oakley paper company


A local paper company caught fire early Tuesday morning.

The fire broke out around 4 a.m. at the Rock-Tenn Company on Madison Road in Oakley.

The flames were initially reported as a working fire in the ventilation system but spread into the roof decking.

A second alarm was requested and crews were able to extinguish the flames in about an hour.

Damage to the building is estimated at $10,000.

The cause of the fire was determined to be debris in the vents above the roller drying system.

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