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Columbia County firefighters assist in Thomson factory blaze

Morning fire is Temple Inland plant

Posted: December 4, 2012 - 11:01am
Firefighters battle a fire in wood products at the Temple Inland plant in Thomson.  Courtesy of Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue
Courtesy of Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue
Firefighters battle a fire in wood products at the Temple Inland plant in Thomson.

Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue and Grovetown firefighters were called in Tuesday morning to assist in battling a fire in the Temple Inland plant in Thomson.


The fire started around 9 a.m. in a raw materials processing area of the plant, which manufactures particle board and similar products from wood fiber.


Firefighters from McDuffie County and the city of Thomson called the two Columbia County fire companies for assistance in fighting the fire inside the processing building. There are no reports of injuries or structural damage.


 

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