The County of Grande Prairie Regional Fire Service is on scene of a structure fire at the Weyerhaeuser sawmill.

At 6 a.m., 30 firefighters from Clairmont, Dunes, Bezanson, Sexsmith, and Grovedale as well as the fire brigade from International Paper, were called to a structure fire at the Weyerhaeuser sawmill building. Crews worked to locate the fire which was found inside the building wall. Although access was difficult the fire is under control and crews remain on scene to extinguish hot spots and make the scene safe.

The County’s Fire Marshal is on scene and working with Weyerhaeuser staff to investigate the cause of the fire, which at this time is unknown.

No one was injured and the mill remains operational.