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Smoke taken down at Whigam peanut warehouse

By Delivrine Registre - bio | email

WHIGAM, GA (WALB) - A fire at the Farmer's Peanut Warehouse in Whigham is now completely extinguished.

Volunteer firefighters took down the last of the smoke from the smoldering peanuts shortly after one o'clock Saturday afternoon.

A command post that consisted of Grady, Cairo and Pelham firefighters was disbanded at around two Saturday morning.

The fire was started by sparks from a welder Friday afternoon. No one was hurt during the fire.

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