15 firefighters respond to house fire in Florence

Source: Anthony Fox
Source: Anthony Fox

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – West Florence firefighters were dispatched to a house fire on Hickory Grove Friday morning at about 9:45, according to an official with the department.

Three engines, one tanker, one rescue truck and 15 firefighters responded, and found a single-story family home with fire in the back of the residence, stated Captain Anthony Fox. The homeowner was home at the time, but was evacuated safely.

Crews were able to control the fire, limited the spread to the kitchen and living room area. There was smoke and heat damage to the home, and some damage to the roof, Fox stated.

There were no injuries, confirmed Fox. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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