Crews battling fire at Bennettsville plant

Firefighters are at the scene of a fire at Flakeboard plant on Highway 912 in Bennettsville, according to City Fire Chief Dixon Odom.

We're told the f

ire started in ductwork at plant

, and no



inside the building

at this time.

Crews are dealing with a lot of smoke.


he county fire department heading up the fire is calling for additional manpower

, according to Odom.

Flakeboard is one of the most technologically advanced operations of its kind, according to its website.

It says the mill produces the greatest volume of medium fibreboard density (MDF) of all single line presses in North America, utilizing advanced automation, dual refining and specialized quality measurement systems.