Fender's Ensenada, Mexico factory struck by fire

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Fender's Ensenada factory was struck by a fire on Wednesday morning, according to a local city news site.

As Ensenada.net reports, the fire started at around 6:30AM in one of the factory's warehouses. No injuries have been reported thus far, however dozens of factory workers had to be evacuated, and the fire department called to extinguish the flames.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.