Accident: Evergreen Packaging Paper Mill - Fire During Hot Work
Location: Location: Canton, NC
Accident Occured On: 09/21/2020 | Final Report Released On: 09/24/2021
Accident Type: Release
Investigation Status: The CSB's investigation was approved at a public board meeting on September 24, 2021.
On Monday September 21, 2020, a fire occurred at the Evergreen Packaging Mill in Canton, NC. During a scheduled maintenance event, a fire occurred during a repair to a process unit. Two contractors were fatally injured as a result of the incident.