LAKE CITY, S.C. (WBTW) — Crews from several departments battled a fire Tuesday night at the ICE recycling center warehouse on Cedar Street in Lake City.
Firefighters were called out at about 8:30 p.m. to the building in the 400 block of Cedar Street, and by 11 p.m., the fire was under control, according to the city’s public information officer.
The fire prompted authorities to shut off power to about 1,000 Duke Energy customers, but service was fully restored shortly after 10 p.m., the city’s spokesperson said.
Crews from the Lake City, South Lynches, Howe Springs and Olanta fire departments helped battle the fire. Lake City police and Florence County Emergency Medical Services units also responded.
According to the company’s website, ICE is short for Industrial Conservation Engineering. The company provides “processing, sourcing, and distribution solutions for plastics, textiles, paper, metals, and many other products previously deemed ‘unrecyclable.,'”
No additional information was immediately available. News13 has reached out to the Lake City Fire Department for more information.
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