Fire crews respond to fire at Moncks Corner recycling plant

Berkeley County News

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCBD) – Moncks Corner Fire Department is on scene at RePower South Facility, 645 Oakley Road, where they are working to extinguish a structure fire.

According to the fire department, the call was dispatched at 7:33 p.m. First responders were still on scene during the 10:00 p.m. hour.

Lt. Colt Roy said that initially, the fire was difficult to access because of the layout and size of the facility. It took them about an hour to get the fire contained and extinguished, using various ladders and catwalks to do so.

Multiple agencies, including Whitesville Fire Department, Moncks Corner Rural Fire Department, Goose Creek Rural Fire Department, Bonneau Fire Department, Pimlico Fire Department, and Berkeley County EMS, also responded.

It is still unclear what caused the fire. As of 10:42 p.m. on Monday, no injuries have been reported.

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