5 year Anniversary of Burns Lake Sawmill Explosion

Prince George, BC, Canada / CKPG News
5 year Anniversary of Burns Lake Sawmill Explosion

Today marks the 5th anniversary of the fatal blast of the Babine Sawmill explosion.  Two men died and 20 others were seriously injured when the sawmill in Burns Lake blew up during the evening of January 20th. Following a coroner’s inquest into the death of the two workers. The jury issued 33 recommendations, while the coroner issued eight of his own. The blast killed 45-year old Robert Luggi and 42 year old Carl Charlie.

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