Fire Forces Evac at SC Plant

Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 06:04 PM gHale

An Upstate South Carolina manufacturing plant evacuated Monday after a small fire broke out.

Oconee County Fire got the call at 4 p.m. to Lift Technologies in Westminster, SC.

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About 30 employees evacuated as a precaution.

Firefighters found a fire burning on top of a paint drying machine. They extinguished the fire and cleared the smoke from the building.

Firefighters from Westminster, Walhalla, Seneca and Oakway fire departments responded to the scene.

Lift Technologies, Inc. designs and manufactures masts, carriages, integral sideshifters and fork positioners for the mobile material handling market.

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