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Dust collector fire breaks out at Pembroke, Ont. lumber yard

Jan. 3, 2019 – On Wednesday, Jan. 2, a fire broke out at Lavern Heideman & Sons’ lumber yard in Pembroke, Ont.

January 3, 2019  By  Ellen Cools

According to CBC, the fire began in a hopper that collects sawdust, which then fell onto a hydro transformer, knocking out electricity to the city for a few hours.

No one was injured, but the damage is estimated to be worth millions of dollars.

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