5 Crofton mill workers treated for smoke inhalation after Wednesday night fire

Paper Excellence Catalyst officials, along with North Cowichan’s assistant fire chief and WorkSafeBC, are investigating the cause of Wednesday night’s fire at the Crofton mill. (File photo by Don Bodger)

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Five workers were treated for smoke inhalation and one North Cowichan firefighter was treated for heat stress following a fire at the Paper Excellence Catalyst Crofton mill Wednesday night.

Four North Cowichan stations were called to the two-alarm blaze at the mill, noted Martin Drakeley, North Cowichan’s manager of fire and bylaw services.


Source: Cowichan Valley Citizen


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