Costly Fire Now Out at Flakeboard Plant

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Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services are still on scene due to an  industrial fire at the former Flakeboard (know called Arauco)  plant on Base Line.  The cause of the fire is still unknown, the Ontario fire Marshall has been called in to investigate.  According to Platoon Chief Mike Simon, Fire services arrived shortly after midnight and worked all night to contain the fire.

Damage is estimated to be high, however no  injuries have been reported.

Fire Services remain on scene for any flare-ups.  This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

 

 

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