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Sawmill Owners Respond

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A large fire burns at the Lakeland Mills sawmill in Prince George on Tuesday April 24,  (Andrew Johnson/Canadian Press)

It's been a difficult week for the province's sawmill workers. On Monday night, an explosion tore through the Lakeland Mill in Prince George. The fire that followed levelled the mill, and killed two workers. The story is frighteningly similar to another one. In January, a mill near Burns Lake went up in flames. And just like in Prince George, two workers died. Rebecca spoke to both mill owners. Steve Zika is the CEO of Hampton Affiliates, the company that owns the now destroyed Babine Forest Products Mill. Greg Stewart is president of Sinclar Group, which owns the Lakeland Mill.

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