Family of 8 displaced by house fire near Florence

Source: Howe Springs Fire District
Source: Howe Springs Fire District
Source: Howe Springs Fire District
Source: Howe Springs Fire District

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – A family of eight was displaced by a fire late Tuesday night on Kirby Road, according to Howe Springs Fire District officials.

Upon arrival, fire crews found the single-family home was heavily involved with fire on the interior, but crews were able to knock the fire down quickly.

Significant damage had already been done to the residence, officials stated, but no one was at home at the time of the fire. The fire is under investigation, but is not considered suspicious.

Home Springs Fire responded with three engines, three tankers, one service unit, and 33 personnel. Florence County EMS was also on scene.

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