Fire at Barnwell business

BARNWELL, S.C. -- Just before 9 p.m. Tuesday, Barnwell city firefighters were called to the scene of a large commercial building fire.

The blaze was reported coming from Buck’s Hardware, formerly Webb’s Hardware, on Jackson Street.

Firefighters worked to protect an adjacent business in addition to putting out the fire in the hardware store.

Two other fire departments, Hilda and Snelling, were called in to assist.

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