UPDATE: Worker Injured In PCS Phosphate Fire

Multiple agencies responded to a fire at PCS Phosphate Tuesday night. PCS Phosphate tells WITN that the fire broke out around 10:00 in the Mill area of the property in Aurora.

Officials at the plant say the fire was put out around 11:20 p.m.

Public affairs manager Michelle Vaught says one Potash responder received minor injuries. He was treated on site.

Vaught says the cause of the fire is unknown at this time and an investigation is underway. The extent of damage has not yet been determined.

Blounts Creek, Aurora, and Chocowinity fire departments responded, along with the Beaufort County Fire Marshal.



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Multiple agencies responded to a fire that broke out at PCS Phosphate Tuesday night.

PCS Phosphate tells WITN that the fire broke out in the Mill area of the property in Aurora.

Officials at the plant say the fire is almost out at 11:20 p.m. and there are no reported injuries at this time.

Stay with WITN and WITN.com for more on this story.



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Beaufort County Emergency Management says multiple fire trucks throughout the county are providing aid to PCS Phosphate.

Several Fire departments have responded to a fire at Potash Corp in Aurora.

Beaufort County Emergency Management confirmed they are assisting PCS Phosphate, the phosphate mining facility, with a structure fire.

We have no reports about injuries or the extent of the fire at this time.

Stay with WITN and WITN.com for the latest information on this developing story.


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