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Fire at Resolute Forest Products sawmill

July 12, 2016 – Firefighters responded to a blaze at a Resolute Forest Products sawmill in Thunder Bay, Ont., last week.


July 12, 2016
By Brandi Cowen

Firefighters spent nearly four hours fighting the fire, which was burning in a sawdust bin when they arrived on scene early Thursday morning. After soaking the bin’s contents, firefighters dumped them on the ground and doused the last of the flames.

In a press release, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue credited Resolute staff with being quick to get the hydraulics working after they were compromised by intense heat.

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