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Brammo Research Lab Fire Causes $200K in Damage

Electric motorcycle manufacturer research lab suffered mostly water damage from sprinkler system when a group of batteries caught fire over the weekend.

Published: 05-Jul-2013

ASHLAND, Ore. — A weekend fire at Brammo Motorsports did more than $200,000 worth of damage. Brammo’s Director of Marketing, Adrian Stewart, said the fire had no impact on the company’s production nor distribution process.

The fire broke out in a research lab isolated from the rest of the building. It was suppressed by Brammo’s emergency sprinkler system.

irefighters said by the time they arrived they only had to fight light smoke. Stewart said most of the damage was water damage. The fire started when a group of batteries caught fire.

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