1/26/2013 2:48:00 PM Update: Significant damage estimated in Quintus fire
CAMP VERDE -- The Camp Verde Fire District now estimates that the damage from the early-morning fire at the Quintus manufacturing plant on Industrial Drive in Camp Verde to be a million dollars. The fire caused major damage to the north end of the building, according to Kristi Gagnon, CVFD fire marshal.
She and others in the fire investigative task force determined the fire to be accidental "caused by a malfunction of a low temperature oven used to keep certain products at room temperature."
The team and an electrical engineer were on the scene all day Wednesday.
The balance of the manufacturing plant, which manufactures a variety of precision products from epoxy and composites reportedly is continuing to stay in operation.
The property has 26,000 square feet of light manufacturing on the Industrial Drive property.