GERMANY (News release) -- Metsä Tissue announced that a fire broke out late Friday evening, Jan. 10, involving PM5 at the company's paper mill in Düren, Germany. The Düren mill produces greaseproof paper and operates one paper machine (PM5) and six converting lines.
The fire was caused by a short cut at a cable tray at the bottom floor, Metsä Tissue said.
The mill's personnel extinguished the fire before the fire department arrived at the mill and there were no injuries.
Production at the PM5 has been shut down until further notice.