Firefighters attack smoky blaze in Salmon Arm Industrial Park

Smoke billowing from dust extractor on Northern Plastics Ltd. building

Firefighters are responding to a smoky blaze at a business in the Salmon Arm Industrial Park.

The fire was reported around 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, at Northern Plastics Ltd. on Auto Road SE. Halls 2 and 1 are responding, with firefighters attacking a smoking dust extractor located on the side of the building.

Workers on scene say smoke was pouring into the building from the extractor.


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Firefighters from Salmon Arm Hall 2 start their attack on a smoky portion of the Northern Plastics building in the industrial park on Thursday, Oct. 3. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)

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