Electrical failure leads to Downtown house fire

Electrical failure leads to Downtown house fire

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The City of Charleston Fire Department says an electrical failure caused a Downtown house fire early Saturday morning.

According to officials, the fire happened in the area of South and Hanover Streets, just after midnight.

Officials say the fire started in a first floor bedroom.  Four people were in the home, and were able to exit safely.

Firefighters say the fire started near a television cabinet in the bedroom and spread, causing heavy fire damage.  The rest of the house sustained some heat and smoke damage.

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