Where there's smoke...

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2013


Smoke drifts from a building at KapStone Lumber Mill Sunday as Summerville Fire Department respond. The mill is on West 5th North and Maple streets. The fire was inside one of the buildings that damaged a conveyor belt. According to Fire Chief Richard Waring, the lumber mills sprinkler system activated and controlled the fire. Firefighters had the fire out within 20 minutes but were on scene cleaning up for about an hour and a half. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Firefighters from Old Fort also responded, as did EMS. North Charleston Fire Department sent a truck to Summerville for coverage. There were no injuries.

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