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Wellington North manufacturing building a 'total loss' after fire

The fire was at a wood pallet manufacturer in rural Wellington North near Mount Forest

WELLINGTON NORTH – A large building is considered a total loss due to an active fire in Wellington North.

In an email, deputy fire chief Callise Loos said Wellington North Fire Service, along with Minto and Mapleton fire departments, are on the scene of an active structure fire Thursday morning.

The fire is a large building that manufactures wood pallets near Wellington Road 6 and Sideroad 4 near Mount Forest. 

"Firefighters facing difficult conditions with weather and high heat from the fire," Loos said.

The building is considered a total loss with no damage estimate known at this time. 

The fire is not considered suspicious.