Fire at Freeman Lumber

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A fire at Freeman Lumber in Greenfield, Queens County, November 20 destroyed a piece of equipment, but further damage was prevented thanks to a quick response by the Greenfield, Liverpool, and North Queens fire departments.

Firefighters were called out at 10:30 a.m. and remained on the scene for about two hours. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

There were no injuries at the scene and neither EHS nor RCMP responded.

In total, 28 firefighters were at the scene. Meanwhile, the Tri-District Fire Department was on stand-by in Greenfield, Port Medway Fire Department stood by in Liverpool, and the Mill Village Fire Department traveled to Port Medway in case it was needed.

Kevin McBain, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, LighthouseNOW Progress Bulletin