Sunday, January 25, 2015
The House of Raeford plant located at 1344 Battery Park Road in Hemingway was damaged by fire early Saturday morning. On January 25, firefighters arrived at the scene a little after 1:00 a.m. and had the blaze under control within two hours according to Williamsburg County Fire Chief Randy Swinton. Swinton said the fire started in a fryer room. Swinton said no one was injured. The House of Raeford in Hemingway is a further processing plant for turkey and chicken. The industry is headquartered in Rose Hill, North Carolina, with facilities in South Carolina, Georgia and Louisiana.
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