LENOIR, NC -- Blue Ridge Panel's particleboard manufacturing operations are temporarily out of commission for at least a couple of days due to a fire at the mill on Friday, October 28.
The fire apparently ignited after a truckload of wood and sawdust used to make particleboard was dumped into a staging area. The fire spread into a conveyor entering the plant, forcing operations to be shut down, according to WSOC.
In addition to industrial particleboard, Blue Ridge Panel makes manufactured home decking.
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