Townhome destroyed by early morning fire in Summerville

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - The Summerville Fire Department was called out to an early morning fire at Abby Lane townhouses.

According to fire officials the call came in at approximately 1:46 Sunday morning. When firefighters arrived on the scene, flames were visible from the roof of the townhome.

It took firefighters 15 to 20 minutes to extinguish the flames. The fire did not spread to any other units in the complex.

Authorities say on the fire was confined to a single room.

The American Red Cross also helped to assist the three victims with food, clothing and shelter.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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