COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are investigating a possible case of arson following two house fires in Colleton County last week.
Officials say a home on Poplar Street was completely destroyed after a fire broke out around 3 a.m. Friday. The home was not occupied.
While crews were finishing up with the Poplar Street fire, a second blaze was reported around 6:18 a.m. one black away on Edgewood Street.
Due to the close proximity and suspicious nature of the fires, officials say the Colleton County Sheriff's Office and SLED are assisting in an arson investigation.
If you have any information on these fires, call the Colleton County Sheriff's Office or the Arson Hotline at 800-92-ARSON.