Nfld. & Labrador

Small sawmill outside Grand Falls-Windsor a total loss after fire

A small sawmill outside Grand Falls-Windsor has been destroyed by fire.

Fire Chief Vince Mackenzie says no one was hurt in the blaze

A sawmill was destroyed by fire near Grand Falls-Windsor Thursday morning. (Twitter/@FirechiefVince)

A small sawmill outside Grand Falls-Windsor has been destroyed by fire.

Grand Falls-Windsor fire Chief Vince Mackenzie said the RCMP were alerted to the fire at Pearson's Peak around 8:30 a.m. Thursday by passersby.

Mackenzie said the sawmill is a total loss.

No cause has been identified yet, but the RCMP will investigate.

No one was injured while battling the blaze.

Provincial officials with the forestry and agrifoods department are on scene, ensuring there is no danger of starting a forest fire.

Fire fighters were called to Pearson's Peak after passersby noticed the fire at the sawmill. (Twitter/@FirechiefVince)

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