North Charleston Fire investigates after fire destroys house

Source: North Charleston Fire
Source: North Charleston Fire

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - Firefighters from North Charleston and St. Andrews Fire Departments responded to reports of a house fire in the 2500 block of Wecco Street in North Charleston, North Charleston Fire Department PIO Bianca Bourbeau said.

The fire happened Friday night just after 6:00 p.m.

Neighbors reported seeing flames and smoke coming from the back of the home.

The elderly resident was alerted to the fire by a neighbor who helped her escape the house, reports say.

First arriving firefighters reported smoke and flames in the back of the home.

Firefighters quickly attacked the blaze, containing it in the first 10 minutes after arrival, reports say.

One resident was displaced from the home and there were no reported injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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