A large fire struck Iron Mountain’s document storage warehouse
and headquarters in Aprilia, Italy late on Friday 4th November 2011.
According to news reports, the entire building was enveloped in flames
causing substantial damage to the building and, presumably, to the
documents and digital content stored there. Approximately 40 employees
worked in the facility but nobody has been injured.
It is reported that the company had a sophisticated fire protection
system in place and that the probable cause of the fire was an
electrical fault. A spokesperson said “We are trying to take stock of
the situation as soon as possible in order to respond to questions and
concerns of our customers about the status of their documents stored at