Courtesy California DOT - Caltrans District 8

Courtesy California DOT - Caltrans District 8

The vinyl record industry, in the midst of a comeback, may be hard-pressed to keep pressing those disks, due to an unforeseen incident.

A fire at one of only two companies in the world that supplies lacquer used for making master discs for vinyl records suffered a blaze that destroyed a significant portion of its plant.

The Apollo Masters Plant in Banning, California was hit by a three-alarm fire last Thursday.

Apollo makes about 80 percent of blank master lacquer discs globally.

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