Mt. Pleasant church: No evidence of foul play following fire investigation

Firefighters battled a fire at St. Andrew's Church in Mount Pleasant. (Source: Twitter)
Firefighters battled a fire at St. Andrew's Church in Mount Pleasant. (Source: Twitter)
Daylight revealed extensive damage to the ministry center of St. Andrew's Church in Mount Pleasant. (Source: Live 5)
Daylight revealed extensive damage to the ministry center of St. Andrew's Church in Mount Pleasant. (Source: Live 5)

MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - A Mount Pleasant church says they have received word concerning the investigation into a fire at their ministry center in April.

The report from the insurance company's investigation agreed with the fire inspector's conclusion that it was an electrical fire which began on the third floor. There is no evidence of foul play involved, St. Andrews church officials stated. 

The ministry center building is a separate building from the old historic church building, which was not damaged by fire.

Firefighters responded to a fire at the ministry center of St. Andrews Church on Whilden Street in the early morning hours of April 22. Services at the Mount Pleasant church were canceled, but the church invited people to attend services instead at one of its other locations. No injuries were reported.

Two days later, Bishop Steve Wood toured the damage, showcasing a wooden cross that was still standing. 

Power to the historic church was restored two days later.

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