Large fire in Darlington County under control; 17 fire departments assisted

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DARLINGTON, S.C. (WBTW) — Darlington County Emergency Management Coordinator Molly Odom said fire crews completely put out the fire shortly after midnight. Crews stayed around to clean up until 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

Darlington County fire crews responded to a large fire Friday morning, according to Chief Ricky Flowers.

Around 8:20 a.m., crews were sent to Darlington Shredding on Steel Mill Road for the fire.

The fire was determined to be under control at 3 p.m. Friday, according to Darlington County Emergency Services. The fire is contained to the property and crews will stay on scene through the night.

It’s unclear what caused the fire.

Shortly before 11 p.m., Odom said firefighters from 17 fire departments across South Carolina helped in the situation.

No injuries have been reported.

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