Burns Lake

Fire Blazes Through Interior B.C. Forests

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Firefighters are bracing for windy conditions that could strengthen a blaze in the north-central Interior between Houston, B.C., and Burns...

Sawmill Blast Investigation Flawed: Clark

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's provincial worker safety agency failed to follow longstanding rules about accident investigations when it probed a fata...

Sawmill Company Speaks Out

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

BURNS LAKE, B.C. - The company that owns a British Columbia sawmill destroyed by an explosion and fire in January 2012 says there was no way for it to...

Inquest To Probe Burns Lake Sawmill Blast

CP | Dirk Meissner and Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A coroner's inquest has been called into the deaths of two workers killed when a sawmill in Burns Lake, B.C., caught fire and exploded.But...

More Than 100 Attend Burns Lake Blast Memorial

CP | Camille MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

BURNS LAKE, B.C. - More than 100 people have gathered in Burns Lake, B.C., to mark the second anniversary of the sawmill explosion and fire that kille...

Sawmill Blast Probe Dropped The Ball: Dix

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Lucy Campbell says she felt the blast that killed her brother a second time when she heard the news that no criminal charges would result f...

Clark Talks Forestry

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

BURNS LAKE, B.C. - The steel trusses of a new multimillion-dollar sawmill formed the backdrop for Liberal Leader Christy Clark as she touted her gover...

Destroyed B.C. Sawmill To Be Rebuilt

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

BURNS LAKE, B.C. - Politicians and businessmen are celebrating the decision to rebuild a British Columbia sawmill that had fuelled the economy of a sm...

Crown To Decide On Sawmill Explosions Charges

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Health and safety investigators are asking B.C. Crown counsel to review its investigation into deadly explosions at two sawmills. WorkSafeBC finish...

Fate Of Burns Lake Sawmill Decided

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia

BURNS LAKE, B.C. - A northern British Columbia sawmill that was flattened by a deadly explosion will be rebuilt with leading-edge safety measures, but...