Fire At International Paper In Newport

Newport, In. – Fire Crews responded to at International Paper in Newport Tuesday afternoon.  No one was injured and the cause is being investigated.  International Paper released the following statement.

This afternoon there was a fire at our Newport Containerboard Mill. All team members were safely evacuated from the area immediately and there were no injuries. We appreciate the immediate response of trained team members on-site to help control the fire and the quick response of local fire departments who are working to fully extinguish the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.