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Fire breaks out at Burns Lake Industrial Site


A fire erupted at the Burns Lake Industrial Site on Sunday, July 7.  

The incident primarily involved one piece of logging equipment, which ignited a secondary fire in nearby wood debris due to an ember, said Jason Berlin, fire captain of Burns Lake Rescue,

No injuries or casualties were reported. It took nearly 2.5 hours and the efforts of 17 firefighting personnel, with one on standby, to fully extinguish the blaze.

The cause of the fire remains undetermined at this time, Berlin said. 


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