Authorities investigating fire at old Cateechee Mill in Pickens Co.

old Cateechee Mill fire
Credit: Pickens Co. EM

PICKENS CO., SC (WSPA) – Crews are investigating a fire at the old Cateechee Mill near the city of Norris.

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office says a resident in the area reported the fire around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

They say the old facility isn’t operational and the extent of damage is expected to be substantial.

Deputies don’t know what caused the fire, but they hear that several kids were seen in the street not far from the mill around the time the fire started. They don’t know if the kids are connected to the fire.

Several departments helped fight the blaze, including Norris Fire Department, Central Fire Department, Six Mile Fire Department, Liberty Fire Department and Clemson University Fire Department.

Cateechee Fire
Credit: Pickens Co. EM

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