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ATF investigating saw mill fire

ATLANTA, TX (KLTV) - ATF officials are trying to figure out what started a big fire at an East Texas saw mill.

It started around 8:30 Saturday night at the Anthony Forest Products Saw Mill in Atlanta on Highway 77.

The mill employs close to 100 people.

It took more than 120 fire fighters nearly eight hours to get the fire under control.

Fortunately, no one was injured.

Company officials estimate the damage to exceed $12,000,000.

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