Fire at commercial building in Timmonsville under investigation

TIMMONSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – The West Florence Fire Department responded to a fire at a commercial structure on Keith Street in Timmonsville on Thursday morning.

An engine and a ladder truck responded; crews found a fire in the rear of the involved building and got it under control quickly, according to a news release from the West Florence Fire Department.

Firefighters forced entry into the building and found smoke inside. Using a thermal imaging camera, they were able to locate and put out a fire under the building that had caught the structural components on fire, the release states.

There were no injuries, and the fire is under investigation by the Florence County Sheriff's Office.

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