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Crews battle Friday afternoon house fire in Florence

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – The American Red Cross was called in to assist a family whose home was damaged in a fire Friday afternoon in Florence.

According to a press release from Howe Springs Fire Rescue, crews were called to the home on Silverleaf Road just before 3:30 p.m. When firefighters arrived, they reportedly saw a heavy amount of smoke and flames.

The residents were at home at the time of the blaze, but were not injured, the release stated. The fire was quickly controlled.

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the blaze.

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