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Fire at House of Reaford

  • Sunday, January 25, 2015

  • Updated Sunday, January 25, 2015 3:28 pm

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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