Berkeley County plant fire under control

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) – The Pineville Fire Department says a heating lamp and built-up saw dust is the cause of a morning fire at the Particle Board Plant near St. Stephens.

According to authorities the fire started at around 9 a.m. in a raw material room where saw dust got in between a wood wall causing the blaze.

Fire officials say no one was hurt in the fire and just the outer wall in the building was destroyed. The fire took four hours to be contained and was completely put out.

Russellville-Pineville fire departments along with St. Stephens, Forty-One, Bonneau, Lake Moultrie, Eadytown, Whitesville and Berkeley County EMS were all on scene to help battle this blaze.

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