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Smoke detectors alert residents about house fire

West Florence Fire-Rescue and Florence County EMS responded to a structure fire at a residence on Osprey Drive. (Source: West Florence Fire-Rescue). West Florence Fire-Rescue and Florence County EMS responded to a structure fire at a residence on Osprey Drive. (Source: West Florence Fire-Rescue).

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - West Florence Fire-Rescue and Florence County EMS responded to a structure fire at a residence on Osprey Drive.

When fire crews arrived, they found light smoke, and upon investigation they determined the dishwasher had caught on fire. Crews were able to contain the fire, and not cause any other damage.

The residence had smoke detectors that alerted the occupant.

Florence Fire-Rescue urges everyone to make sure they have a working smoke detector. They also suggest that the detector is tested monthly.

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