Firefighters respond to structure fire on Johns Island

The call about the fire came in at 10:44 a.m., dispatchers said. (Source: Live 5)
The call about the fire came in at 10:44 a.m., dispatchers said. (Source: Live 5)

JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - A fire at a Johns Island home Wednesday morning is believed to have started in a fireplace, authorities say.

Firefighters responded Wednesday morning to a structure fire that temporarily closed a portion of Chisolm Road.

The St. John's Fire Department said Chisolm Road was closed in both directions in the 5700 block because of the fire.

The call about a fire came in to dispatchers at 10:44 a.m. The roadway reopened shortly after 12:15 p.m.

There was no word on injuries.

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