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Celeste Beam | Echo Press Fire raged through a SunOpta warehouse facility on 3rd Avenue West Friday morning, leaving behind charred debris coated in ice.

SunOpta burns 29 hours

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29 hours.

11 departments.

75 to 100 firefighters.

100-plus gallons of foam

1.1 million gallons of water.

More than $1 million in damage.


These statistics briefly sum up the fire that broke out early Friday morning at the SunOpta plant located along 3rd Avenue/County Road 82 near the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

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