Click here for Pulp & Paper Radio International
The Paperitalo Library
Free Downloads
My Profile
Fire at Georgia-Pacific facility

PALATKA, Fla. (From news reports) - The Putnam County Fire Department ramped up to battle a sawdust fire Tuesday morning, Aug. 31, at the Georgia-Pacific facility just north of Palatka, even requesting assistance from neighboring Clay County.

Within 30 minutes, firefighters said the fire was contained to one paper machine and the assistance was canceled. There were no injuries, although the Putnam County fire chief said one firefighter was taken to the hospital for treatment of heat exhaustion.

The mill makes paper towels and toilet paper. According to information from 2018, the mill employs 900 people.

Readers, please tell your suppliers that you read Paperitalo Publications


Related Articles:

Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: