Fire damages apartment in West Ashley

Fire damages apartment in West Ashley

WEST ASHLEY SC (WCSC) - Units from the City of Charleston, Saint Andrews Fire Departments, Charleston County EMS, and the Charleston Police Department responded to a fire at the Magnolia Downs Apartments on Wappoo Road early this morning.

When crews arrived around 9:30 a.m., crews say fire and smoke were on the second floor of the multi-unit apartment complex.

Fire personnel were able to extinguish a fire in a second-floor bedroom of the unit.

The American Red Cross is working to assist the five occupants who lived in the apartment.

One firefighter was taken and released from a local hospital with an ankle injury.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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