Crews battle fire at West Fraser’s OSB mill in Nacogcoches, Texas

By Nicole Bradford
The Daily Sentinel
February 29, 2024
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US East

NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Multiple agencies responded to Southeast Stallings Drive Wednesday after employees at an industrial plant saw flames on one of the mill’s wood product presses. Crews from Nacogdoches and Central Heights fire departments responded to the fire at the West Fraser manufacturing plant, formerly known as Norboard. “Emergency procedures were immediately activated, and all employees are safe,” West Fraser communications director Joyce Wagenaar said. The cause of the fire is under investigation, she said. “The mill was not at risk, nor is there expected to be significant downtime, as mill employees and fire officials quickly extinguished the fire,” Wagenaar said. The company manufactures plywood and related products and employs more than 120. 

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