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Fire-suppression system smothers blaze at turpentine-processing plant

RINCON -- A fire-suppression system extinguished a blaze at DRT America at 400 Gov. Treutlen Drive on Thursday night.

The fire reportedly originated in a motor at the turpentine-processing plant. It was smothered by foam spread by the fire-suppression system.

Several Effingham County Fire and Rescue vehicles responded to the incident.

There was no additional damage.