STRONG — More than 20 firefighters, including ones with ladder trucks, are working to extinguish a fire at the Geneva Wood Fuels pellet mill in Strong.

Travis Viles, 18, of Strong, a mill employee for five months, said he was working with another employee at about 8 a.m. when he noticed some hot embers falling from the bagging room where was working.

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He said there were about 10 employees working at the plant at the time and all escaped safely.