State agents investigating late-night fire that destroyed Berkeley Co. church

State agents investigating late-night fire that destroyed Berkeley Co. church
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division sent fire investigators to the Huger church destroyed overnight by a fire. (Source: Live 5)

HUGER, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division sent fire investigators to the Huger church destroyed overnight by a fire.

SLED spokesman Tommy Crosby confirmed Monday the agency was looking into the fire at New Hope United Methodist Church on Cainhoy Road near Highway 41. Fire crews say they responded to the scene just before midnight on Sunday night.

The first firefighters on the scene say the building was fully engulfed when they arrived on the scene.

Cainhoy Fire officials say the church is a total loss.

There were no reported injuries in the fire.

Firefighters from Cainhoy, Huger, Macedonia, Cordesville, Santee Circle, Bonneau and Awendaw departments responded to the scene.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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