Fire reported at Cecil wood mill

Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 5:52 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 22, 2022 at 6:33 PM EDT
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CECIL, Ga. (WALB) - Fire personnel are currently working to contain a fire that happened at Guthrie Lumber Company located on Union Street on Wednesday, according to Cook County Fire Chief Johny West.

The Cecil Fire Department, Lowndes County Fire Department, East Berrian Fire Department, Brooks County Fire Department and the Georgia Forestry are on the scene.

Witnesses told WALB that they saw an explosion happen at the wood mill around 4 p.m.

West said that some structures around the area have been damaged. No injuries have been reported.

This is a developing story and will be updated as information is given.

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