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Explosion at the Androscoggin Mill in Jay

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JEMS Staff

Updated 3:09 p.m. EDT

Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland said mill officials told authorities that all employees and contractors have been accounted and no one was injured in the blast.

Earlier

JAY, Maine – Fire and EMS crews have responded to an explosion at the Androscoggin Mill in Jay, according to WMTW and other local sources.

The explosion was reported at approximately 12:00 p.m.

Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland told WMTW that there were injuries but the details were unknown at that time

McCausland said a Lifeflight helicopter dispatched to the scene as well as the Maine State Police and the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

Firefighters from several fire departments have responded to the mill