Tolko confirms active fire at Lakeview mill

By Monica Lamb-Yorski
Williams Lake Tribune
November 3, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

The Williams Lake and 150 Mile House Fire Departments respond to fire. A spokesperson for Tolko Industries said their thoughts are with their employees and the community of Williams Lake as they battle a blaze at their Lakeview mill. “At this time, the situation remains active and the extent of the damage is unknown,” communications advisor Janice Lockyer said in a statement to the Tribune. “The safety of employees is our top priority, and we can confirm that there have been no injuries and all employees are safe and accounted for. Mill assets are currently being used to assist firefighters in their efforts to contain and control the blaze.” Lockyer went on to thank local fire crews who are assisting them this evening.

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