An explosion and fire at the Pinnacle Pellet plant in Burns Lake this morning has seriously injured three people.
The incident occurred just before 9 a.m.
Burns Lake RCMP say the three received serious, but non-life threatening injuries as a result of the fire. At the time of the fire, the mill was shut down and all employees evacuated (approximately 30 people) to a safe area.
Only access to the mill has been affected at this time and all local roads remain open.
The investigation is in its very early stages and the cause of the fire is unknown at this time.