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Fire at Gaston lumber mill extinguished, 2 workers checked out for smoke inhalation

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(Photo: Gaston Fire District) (Photo: Gaston Fire District)
GASTON, OR (KPTV) -

Two mill workers were checked out for minor smoke inhalation after a fire at a Gaston lumber mill Sunday. 

The fire occurred Sunday at the Stimson Mill on Scoggins Valley Road. According to the Gaston Fire District, the fire started in the upper refiner area of the mill and was confined to a piece of equipment used in the mill process. 

Two mill workers were checked out by paramedics for minor smoke inhalation but were not taken to the hospital. 

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. 

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