1 person hurt following Florence house fire

1 person hurt following Florence house fire

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - One person was treated for smoke inhalation after a home caught fire in Florence, officials said.

Florence firefighters responded to the house fire Tuesday at around 1 p.m.

Smoke was coming from a home on the 1300 block of King Avenue.

Firefighters said they quickly found the fire in a bedroom and extinguished it. The fire was contained to the room where it started. The rest of the home suffered smoke damage.

The fire department was assisted on scene by the Florence Police Department and Florence County EMS.

The cause of the fire has been determined to be accidental and appears to have started from a heat source that is undetermined at this time being to close to combustible materials, officials said.

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