Fire at Port Alberni’s paper mill quickly extinguished

Paper Excellence Canada will be investing $13 million in its Port Alberni paper mill to streamline production of food-grade paper. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

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A fire at Paper Excellence’s Port Alberni mill that sent thick black smoke high into the sky on Friday was “a minor fire,” according to the mill’s general manager.

Walter Tarnowsky, in a statement e-mailed to the Alberni Valley News, said “it was a minor fire that was extinguished by mill crews” and that there were no injuries.


Source: Alberni Valley News


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