Dark smoke from fire at International Paper

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The large amount of black smoke seen near Georgia Highway 56 this afternoon is the result of materials burning at International Paper.

According to a news release from Sharon Bennett, of Augusta Richmond County Emergency Management, the fire department is on the scene.

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