Enviva fire

Firefighters responded to a fire at 4:30 a.m. Sunday at Enviva.

Although no one was hurt, production stopped Sunday at the Enviva wood pellets plant off S.C. Highway 246 when a fire sparked in one of the plant’s silos, according to officials.

Lower Lake Fire Department Chief Jerry Roberts said when firefighters arrived on scene they found a silo had caught fire, temporarily shutting down the plant’s assembly line. The fire sparked at about 4:30 a.m. Sunday, and along with Lower Lake the Coronaca, Highway 34 and Ninety Six fire departments responded to the call.

Contact staff writer Damian Dominguez at 864-634-7548 or follow on Twitter @IJDDOMINGUEZ.