Firefighters say West Ashley apartment fire may be suspicious

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Firefighters are investigating an early morning fire at the Palms Apartments in West Ashley that may be considered suspicious.

The fire started around 6 a.m. Tuesday on Royal Palm Boulevard off Orange Grove Road. Crews say the fire started in the living room, but they were able to put it out quickly. No one was home and no other apartments were damaged.

Firefighters were called out to the same apartment several hours earlier to put out a grease fire.

The fire marshall was called in to determine whether the second fire should be declared suspicious.

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