Bernat Mill Fire

The Bernat Mill in Uxbridge Massachusetts, once the third largest yarn mill in the U.S., is now known as the site of one of the region’s most devastating fires. In July 2007, a fire erupted in the 400,000 square foot mixed use business complex. Although 400 firefighters from 66 communities responded to the blaze, the complex was completely destroyed. The property and business losses suffered by 65 businesses following the fire were estimated to be many millions of dollars.


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