Firefighters were called out to a fire at a sawmill in Grande Cache, AB around 6:00 p.m. Thursday.

The blaze was contained to piles of cut wood in the mill lot, the mill itself was not damaged.

Tammy Lacroix, controller with Foothills Forest Products, confirmed the fire had been brought under control, but was still burning Friday morning with crews remaining on the scene.

While there were workers at the mill when the fire started, no injuries were reported and employees were sent home.

The mill manufactures a wide range of wood products including lumber and pellets made from dry waste goods.

According to their website, the company employs approximately 100 employees.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.