UPDATE WEDNESDAY: VIDEO: Firefighters respond to Douglas Machine
A sprinkler system at Douglas Machine helped stop a fire from spreading on Tuesday.
Alexandria firefighters responded to the roof fire at about 1 p.m. The facility at 3600 Minnesota Street is shared by Douglas Scientific on the north side and a division of Douglas Machine on the south side.
The Douglas Machine division experienced a small, contained fire after a forklift severed an LP gas line feeding a ceiling mounted heater.
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