Hayley Johnson was just relieved her boyfriend turned out to be OK.
“He called saying there was an explosion at the mill and he wanted me to bring some dry clothes to him,” said Johnson, who had just arrived at the wood pellet plant, Great Northern Pellets, late Sunday afternoon.
“I’m relieved that everyone’s OK,” she said, adding her boyfriend is employed as a full-time operator at the mill.
Fire crews responded to two structure fires located at the back-end of the Upper Musquodoboit plant at about 11:45 a.m. Sunday. About 20 firefighters were still on scene late afternoon, trying to extinguish a fire in one of the buildings.
Robert Kay, chief of the Middle Musquodoboit Fire Department, could not say what sparked the blaze. He said five or six employees were working on site…