Hoonah Mill Staying Strong Despite July Fire

Casey Kelly, KTOO – Juneau

A massive fire in July that destroyed its mill building and main breakdown saws hasn’t slowed production at Icy Straits Lumber and Milling in Hoonah. Owners Wes and Sue Tyler have used back inventory to do small projects, keeping Icy Straits’ employees at work. As KTOO’s Casey Kelly reports, they remain optimistic that new milling equipment will be running by the end of the year.

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