Sawmill Explosion (January 20, 2012)

Sawmill Explosion (January 20, 2012)


Burns Lake, Canada (CA)
Babine Forest Products sawmill.

Large explosion and fire at sawmill. Reports of natural gas smell the day before incident.

Flash burns to 19. Two still missing.

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@ 2012-01-26 12:07:15
Update to story indicates probable cause as excessive dust; from milling of Pine Beetle killed wood. The two missing workers were found deceased.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2012/01/25/bc-burns-lake-mill-dust-levels.html

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