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At roughly 12 p.m. On Wednesday, the Fort St John Fire department responded to a call regarding a fire at the Canfor Sawmill in Fort St. John.

Three fire trucks arrived at the scene and found an area of the sawmill, which is being renovated, on fire. The fire was extinguished within an hour and a half.

Fort St. John’s Fire Chief Fred Burrows says the fire was accidental and was not considered suspicious.

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The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

More information will be posted when it becomes available.

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