Fire At Verso Paper Mill

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 2 years ago

Emergency crews responded to a fire at the Verso paper Mill in Bucksport on Thursday night. The fire started in the “thermal mechanical pulp plant” but it is unclear what started it. The Bucksport Fire Department tells us they got the call around 8:15 P.M. and arrived on the scene 3-minutes later, with the help of Orrington and Orland fire crews.The fire was out within 10 minutes but they stayed on the scene for about an hour-and-a-half.The blaze had spread to two levels of the building and caused electrical and interior damage.There were no reported injuries.


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