Authorities investigating cause of fire in Awendaw

Source: Awendaw-McClellanville Consolidated Fire
Source: Awendaw-McClellanville Consolidated Fire

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire in Awendaw.

At 2:38 p.m. on Monday, crews responded to Milcrest Road near Highway 17 for an outside fire.

"Crews were able to keep the fire contained within about a 5 acre area," said officials with Awendaw-McClellanville Consolidated Fire.

According to AMCFD officials, the US Forest Service, and South Carolina Forestry Commission assisted in the incident.

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