Fire breaks out at Westrock paper plant

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Firefighters were called to a fire at the Westrock paper plant east of Florence Friday afternoon. 

According to Florence County Fire Rescue Coordinator Sam Brockington, the call about the fire came in at 3:12 p.m. The fire started in several bails of paper before it spread to other areas outside the plant. 

Around 75 firefighters from over 6 departments responded to the fire which is now contained. 

No injuries are reported in connection to this fire. 

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