'Suspicious' fire destroys Colleton County home

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Colleton County Sheriff's Office and the State Law Enforcement Division's Arson Unit are investigating an early Thursday morning house fire.

The Colleton County Fire Department received a call at 3:11 a.m. reporting a house fire at 203 Seigler Drive. Fire investigators found evidence at the scene that indicates the cause of the fire to be suspicious.

Firefighters arrived moments later to find a single story house fully engulfed in flames. Authorities say the roof of the home was already burned off and that the entire interior was ablaze.

According to neighbors, the home was unoccupied.

It took firefighters roughly 25 minutes to get the fire under control.

The investigation is currently ongoing.

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