CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Red Cross said home fires across the Palmetto State have risen when compared with March 2017.
Impacted families rose 24 percent to 285 cases across the state. The group assisted 130 people and 40 families alone in the Lowcountry.
The Red Cross is also looking for volunteers to help install smoke detectors May 12 in Charleston County. People can sign-up here. There is also an event April 28 in Greenville County.