Forest Products Inc. Fire Reported

By Bill Esler | Posted: 11/12/2012 10:17AM


  GRAY, KY -  A fire was reported this morning at Forest Products, Inc., a sawmill and planing mill in Gray, KY.

With reports that a sawing operation was destroyed, the local Times-Tribune News said fire departments from West Knox, Keavy, Woodbine, Campground, Lily and Corbin, KY  battled the blaze, complicated by high winds. 

In June 2010, a fire at Forest Products destroyed 150,000 board feet of lumber within the sawmill's kilns, plus 100,000 feet of green wood awaiting the kiln. Damages approached $2 million including lumber, according to media reports at the time.


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Bill Esler, Woodworking Network, WMS

Bill Esler

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