Helmet Cam: Commercial Fire at Leigh Fibers in Wellford, SC

Video by Hector Cardona. Video info: Business fire. Leigh Fibers. Mutual aid with Startex/Duncan on 6/18/13.

News on the fire here and here.


WELLFORD, SC – Firefighters from several departments have been investigating a fire at Leigh Fibers on Syphrit Road in Wellford.

The call came in around 11:45 p.m. Monday.  A 7 On Your Side photographer noticed a lot of smoke billowing from one side of the building.

Startex Assistant Fire Chief Barry Davis said fire was under control as of 3 a.m.

The fire was in the roof covering one department of the warehouse and factory.