Fire at Florence County home under investigation

Fire at Florence County home under investigation
An investigation is underway following a house fire Thursday morning in Florence County. (Source: West Florence Fire-Rescue)

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – An investigation is underway following a house fire Thursday morning in Florence County.

According to an online post from West Florence Fire-Rescue, crews responded to the blaze on Mechanicsville Road and Haskell Avenue around 4:20 a.m. Firefighters said smoke and flames were visible when they arrived on scene.

Crews responded to a house fire Thursday morning in Florence County.
Crews responded to a house fire Thursday morning in Florence County. (Source: West Florence Fire-Rescue)

Officials said the fire, which was deemed under control in about 20 minutes, was contained to a bedroom and attic space. According to the post, the home is believed to be abandoned.

Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol also responded to the fire.

There were no immediate reports of injuries, and the cause of the blaze is currently under investigation.

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