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Coroner's inquest hopes to uncover the full truth behind fatal Burns Lake Mill explosion

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Smoke can be seen rising from the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake, B.C. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012. The explosion the day before killed two employees and injured 19 others. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press)

B.C.'s Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe has announced she will be personally overseeing an inquest into the fatal Burns Lake mill explosion and fire that took place in 2012. She says the inquest will be the best venue to get the full truth of what happened to cause the incident which resulted in the deaths of two men, and find ways to prevent a similar situation from happening again.

Listen to Lapointe's interview with Andrew Kurjata on CBC Daybreak North
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Lapointe says she expects the inquest to take place sometime in the fall, and to be held in Burns Lake or Prince George.

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