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Authorities investigating fire at sawmill


Fire officials are investigating an early morning fire at a South Congaree sawmill.

The fire happened around 6 a.m. off of Chapel Road between Edmund Road and Church Street.

Lexington County Fire Service Battalion Chief Martin Friar said nobody was hurt. Friar described the property as a "family-owned sawmill."

No other information was available.

Chapel Road was closed for several hours Tuesday morning during the investigation.

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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