Summerville mill employee taken to burn center after control room fire

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) — A paper and packaging mill employee was taken to the Augusta Burn Center late Wednesday night after a fire in the control.

According to the Summerville Fire Department, a KapStone employee was taken to the burn center after a small fire in the plant's control room. KapStone is located at 309 North Maple St.

According to Summerville Fire Chief Marc Melfi, firefighters responded to the mill around 11:45 p.m.

Melfi said the employee suffered burns on his hands, but his injuries were not life-threatening. He also said the fire was quickly put out and the cause is unknown.

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