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Fire crews battle lumber company blaze

Cottlesville, N.L. - Crews were fighting a fire at a lumber company on an island off Newfoundland's north coast.

April 8, 2015  By The Canadian Press

Police say the fire is in a storage building at Cottle’s Island Lumber Company on the island near Summerford.

They say the blaze was reported by someone passing by at about two this morning.

Firefighters were trying to contain the fire, which is under investigation.

The company’s website says it has been in business for 40 years and is considered a major employer in the area.


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