2 people injured in 3-alarm fire at packaging plant in Canton
Two people were injured during a three-alarm fire burned overnight at a packaging plant in Canton, North Carolina. The fire at the Evergreen Packaging plant started at about 5 a.m. EMS officials say several fire departments were called to put the fire out. The fire was under control as of 8 a.m., EMS officials said. A statement the mill manager Wally McDonald said two people were injured. A contract employee told WYFF News 4's Dana Griffin that he arrived just after the fire started. "There [were] people evacuating, coming out," Cody Marquette said. "Nobody really knew what was going on. It was kind of chaotic." Marquette said that the company was undergoing maintenance and cleaning on Monday. "Usually, this is when everyone get(s) their overtime and we'll work a lot," Marquette said.
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