One person escapes house fire in North Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - The North Charleston Fire Department is investigating a late night fire.

The Division Chief tells us one person escaped the home on Jadewood Drive in the Forest Hills Subdivision.

The fire broke out just after 11:30 p.m., Thursday. When firefighters arrived on scene, flames were showing through the roof. It took firefighters about 20 minutes to get it under control.

The North Charleston Fire Department tells us there is heavy damage to the attic.

Crews were still on scene into the early hours of Friday morning.

The resident is being assisted by family members.

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