Leaking fluid reported cause of crane fire in Florence

Source: Dustin Bruce
Source: Dustin Bruce
Source: Dustin Bruce
Source: Dustin Bruce

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The West Florence Fire Department has extinguished a fire in a scrap metal yard in Florence Wednesday.

Captain Anthony Fox, spokesman for the West Florence Fire Department, explains that crews were dispatched to the scene of a reported crane fire on the 1400 block of North Pecan Street in Florence around 12:04 p.m. Wednesday.

When they arrived with one engine, two tankers and seven firemen, the crane was fully involved. in a scrap metal yard. The cause of the fire was determined to be from leaking hydraulic fluid, Fox adds.

No one was injured.

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