OC Firefighters battle Mill Fire

Oconee County firefighters battled a mill fire Wednesday evening that is believed to have started by lightning. According to the Corinth-Shiloh Fire Department, firefighters from several county stations were dispatched to a mill fire at Newry Mill in Seneca and around 10:30pm the fire was extinguished. Fire officials says the fire was contained to an elevator shaft at the rear of the building and burned at least four stories. The Newry Mill has been abandoned for 25 years. The cause of the fire is under investigation.