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The sawmill at Lakeland Mills will be rebuilt.
Sinclar Group president Greg Stewart made the announcement Thursday, accompanied by local United Steelworkers Union president and city councillor, Frank Everitt and acting mayor Cameron Stolz.
“April 23 was the worst day in Lakeland Mills history,” Stewart said.
Stewart said he recognizes the incredible strength and humanity shown by the community as well as the families of Alan Little and Glenn Roche who lost their lives in the explosion and fire that destroyed the mill April 23, 2012
Twenty-two others were injured.
“We believe in the community and the three generations of owners and workers from Lakeland,” Stewart said.