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Crews battle fire at wood shaving company in Schuylkill Co.

Crews battle fire at wood shaving company in Schuylkill Co.

WASHINGTON TWP., Pa. - Crews in Schuylkill County had their hands full when a fire broke out at a highly flammable business.

It happened Monday morning at Blue Mountain Enterprises on Deturksville Road in Washington Township.

The company manufactures wood shavings.

Officials say the fire started in a pile of sawdust and spread to a canvas building causing some significant damage.

It took crews about an hour and a half to get the fire under control.

No one was hurt.


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