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Apple fire damage estimated at $2 million

updated 09:15 am EDT, Mon August 18, 2008

Apple fire damage estimate

The fire last Tuesday at Apple's Cupertino headquarters caused significant damage, according to the Santa Clara County Fire Department. Although no one was injured during the three-alarm incident, which began at 10PM local time and ended only two and a half hours later, the SCCFD now estimates material damage to be about $2 million. In the immediate aftermath of the fire, tallies on damage were uncertain.

Apple has insisted, however, that the affected building on Valley Green Drive was not a research-and-development facility, a factor that could have influenced the progression of future Apple products. A fire captain with the SCCFD, Daron Pisciotta, also suggests that the fire began not in an air conditioner on the second floor, but on the roof as originally suspected. Construction workers had been performing welding prior to the accident.




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  1. moldyapples

    Joined: Dec 1969

    -2

    Nano?

    Maybe it was caused by an exploding Nano.

  1. UberFu

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    fire

    That's what insurance is for. Maybe they can back-date the claim if they didn't have any.

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