Tolko will be assessing damage at its Lakeview Sawmill in Williams Lake.
The company confirmed that fire broke out at the mill Thursday night. Few details have been released, but in a written statement issued late Thursday evening, Tolko says all of its employees are safe and accounted for and there were no injuries.
Local fire crews were at the facility throughout the night and into Friday, but it’s unclear what damage to the facility has been done.
The mill employees approximately 180 unionized workers.
Tolko says it will release more information as it becomes available.