Daybreak North | Dec 5, 2012 | 6:41
Workers happy Burns Lake mill will be rebuilt, but emotional toll still high
On Tuesday, Hamptom Affiliates announced it would be rebuilding its Burns Lake mill that was destroyed in an explosion and fire earlier this year. The sawmill will be 2/3 its former size and have fewer employees. Forklift operator Melvin Joseph is on the recall list, but he's not sure he will return because of the emotional impact of knowing two co-workers lost their lives. As he told Leisha Grebinski, "Their souls are still out there."