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Propane torch causes house fire at Summerville neighborhood

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) -

Fire officials say a man using a propane torch was the cause of a house fire in Summerville Friday morning.

According to the Old Fort Fire Department, a man was using the torch at a home on Bacons Bridge Road when it accidentally caused the house go up in flames around 11 a.m.

Red Cross officials say the fire displaced a family of two adults.

Authorities say the house suffered major damage due to the blaze.

The Red Cross is helping the family find temporary housing and supplies.

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