Firefighters respond to fire at Charleston home

Published: Jul. 17, 2021 at 12:08 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 17, 2021 at 6:36 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston Fire Department says no injuries were reported after a fire damaged a home on Saturday on Meeting Street.

Firefighters say dispatch received the call just after 11 a.m. and arrived to find an active fire with heavy smoke coming from a single-story home.

The occupant of the home had evacuated and called 911 after hearing a loud noise before the home began filling with smoke, according to officials

The Charleston Fire Department says investigators from both Charleston and North Charleston Fire Departments responded to the scene to determine the cause of the fire and determined the fire originated in the space between the first floor and attic.

Firefighters say the home was not equipped with working smoke alarms.

Crews from the North Charleston, Charleston and St. Andrews Fire Departments along with Charleston County EMS all responded to the scene.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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