Juvenile plays with matches, starts fire downtown

The scene on Thursday morning.
The scene on Thursday morning.

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Fire officials say a juvenile playing with matches started a fire at a downtown Charleston home on Thursday.

Charleston Fire Department crews responded to the small fire at the corner of Nassau and Johnson streets around 8 a.m.

Spokesman Mark Ruppel said the fire caused by the juvenile was quickly contained.

No injuries were reported and no charges have been filed against the juvenile.

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