Colleton County home damaged in fire

SMOAKS, SC (WCSC) – A Colleton County home was destroyed by a fire Saturday. The Lowcountry chapter of the American Red Cross was called to the scene to assist.

The fire occurred at 1377 Community Boulevard in the town of Smoaks. The 10 family members living in the house were not injured in the fire.

The Red Cross provided temporary emergency lodging for the fire victims, as well financial assistance to replace the food, clothing and shoes that were lost in the fires.  At the scene, the Red Cross provided the fire victims comfort kits filled with personal emergency supplies.

The Red Cross also assisted the victims in replacing medications destroyed by the blaze.

Police and firefighters aren't sure what started the fire.

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