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Saturday morning fire destroys one room of old Sheaffer Pen Co. in Fort Madison

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FORT MADISON, Ia. (WGEM) -

The Fort Madison Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at 3:30 a.m. on Saturday at the old Sheaffer Pen Company in Fort Madison. 

According to fire officials, the fire was isolated to the fourth floor of the building and only destroyed one room. 

Firefighters were on the scene until 7:00 a.m. fighting the blaze. 

Sheaffer Pen Company manufactured pens until its closure in March of 2008. 

Fire officials say a cause has not been determined. 

No one was in the building at the time of the fire.

The building is currently being used for storage

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