Firefighters attack smoky blaze in Salmon Arm Industrial Park

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)

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)