SUMTER, S.C. — Two employees at a Sumter County cleaning plant suffered injuries after a large fire Tuesday afternoon.
The blaze took place at TK Tank Services on Boulevard Road.
Photos and video from the scene showed thick black smoke and a ball of fire coming from the building.
According to Sumter Fire Division Chief Joey Duggan, the fire started with a skid-steer loader had a malfunction, catching nearby materials on fire. The fire then spread to a container filled with oil and water and also burned a truck on the site.
Duggan said two employees were burned and were taken to the hospital. Duggan said it appears their injuries are non life-threatening. No other injuries were reported.
The fire is estimated to have caused $100,000 in damage.
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