Investigation underway into cause of West Ashley fire

Published: Jun. 29, 2022 at 7:23 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 29, 2022 at 11:12 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Fire crews are working to determine the cause of a fire Wednesday evening that forced deputies to close a portion of St. Andrews Boulevard in West Ashley.

The fire was reported at 6:19 p.m. at a home in the 750 block of St. Andrews Boulevard, Charleston Chief Fire Marshal Kevin Berkel.

The St. Andrews and Charleston Fire Departments responded and arrived within four minutes of the call, he said. The first crews on the scene found a working fire in a rear workshop of the home.

The fire was reported at 6:19 p.m. in the 750 block of St. Andrews Boulevard.
The fire was reported at 6:19 p.m. in the 750 block of St. Andrews Boulevard.(Live 5)

Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control within 20 minutes, Berkel said. The home sustained heat and smoke damage, but three occupants inside the home were able to escape on their own.

No one was injured in the fire.

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