Fire burns Clinton packing plant

May 24, 2009 6:16:12 PM PDT
Firefighters tackled a large blaze at Smithfield Packing in Clinton Sunday evening.The blaze began shortly after 6 p.m. and seven fire stations were involved in the effort to quell the flames at the Sampson County facility.

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Officials say the fire was contained shortly after 8 p.m.

There's no word yet on how much damage there is to the building or what sparked the blaze.


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