CSB - U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

09/21/2020 | Press release | Archived content

Evergreen Packaging Mill Chemical Fatal Fire

Accident Description

Accident: Evergreen Packaging Mill Chemical Fatal Fire

Location: Location: Canton, NC

Accident Occured On: 09/21/2020 |Final Report Released On:

Accident Type: Release

Investigation Status: The CSB's investigation is currently ongoing.

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 inciden