Police investigating after 'suspicious' fire at shuttered Port Alberni mill

Firefighters from Port Alberni, Beaver Creek, Cherry Creek, and Sproat Lake departments responding to a fire at the Somass mill site in Port Alberni on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023. PORT ALBERNI FIRE VIA X

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A fire at the Somass sawmill in Port Alberni on Saturday is being treated as suspicious in nature.

Port Alberni Fire Chief Mike Owens said that due to the size of the building, the fire triggered automatic aid agreements and firefighters from the Beaver Creek, Cherry Creek and Sproat Lake departments also responded.


Source: Times Colonist


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