Fire truck at Michelin in Spartanburg

Fire truck at Michelin in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) - Firefighters are tackled fire that broke out inside a transformer at the Michelin plant in Spartanburg Thursday evening.

Dispatchers confirm to FOX Carolina the fire on International Drive was called in at 7:07 p.m. and that the North Spartanburg Fire Station lead the charge.

North Spartanburg later told us the fire broke out in the 1,140-volt transformer. Units stood by until power was secured to a second transformer and confirmed the fire had not spread. The fire was then completely extinguished.

The sole transformer was the only damage reported. Michelin suffered no further damage to their facility.

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