Overnight fire at Aiken Co. recycling plant

Published: Dec. 6, 2016 at 12:29 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 6, 2016 at 12:34 PM EST
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AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Fire crews in Aiken County spent much of the overnight hours battling a fire at a recycling plant.

It was reported around 10:30 Monday night at the Recleim Recycling plant on Hard Street in Graniteville, which is off Highway 191.

Heavy smoke was found coming from the building when firefighters arrived on the scene. Investigators say a machine that grinds recycled refrigerators caught fire.

Workers inside were able to make it out safely. No one was hurt.

There's no word if the building itself was damaged from the fire.

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