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Cause of Florence apartment fire unknown

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FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Crews with the West Florence Fire Department are working to determine what caused an apartment fire Monday afternoon.

Captain Anthony Fox. spokesman for the West Florence Fire Department, says the fire sparked at an apartment on the 1500 block of Willow Trace Drive in Florence around 2:56 p.m.

When the three engines and ladder truck arrived on scene, smoke and fire were showing from the fire burning in the lower apartment in the building.

Captain Fox reports the fire was under control after about 10 minutes. The apartment involved in the fire was heavily damaged, and surrounding apartments also suffering some smoke damage.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

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