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Industrial fire causes significant damage to San Group building

April 30, 2020
By PJ Boyd
PJ Boyd
The charred remnants of the San Group building on Nuupts’ ikapis Way. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

On Wednesday, April 29, an industrial fire was reported at a San Group remanufacturing plant in Port Alberni, BC. The fire was first spotted by a passerby and it is not known if anyone was on site at the time of the fire, reports the Campbell River Mirror.


San Group owner Kamal Sanghera said the fire is just a minor setback for their remanufacturing facility and that they lost a couple of machines. The building that burned down had housed a finger jointer.

“It’s one step backward,” said Sanghera. “But we’ll turn it into a positive.”

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