Sun. Feb 5th, 2023

Officials say above 20 residents are displaced by the blaze.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A fireplace has greatly harmed a building at an apartment sophisticated on the southeast side of town, officers with the Columbia Fire Department say.

The fireplace happened at the Hampton Greene Apartments on Gills Creek Drive, which is just off Garners Ferry Road behind the Concentrate on browsing heart. 

Dozens of firefighters responded close to 3:15 p.m. and when they bought there they found major smoke coming from one making. The hearth was noticed spreading from the second ground to the attic.

No injuries have been described so considerably, according to fireplace officials. About 20 to 25 residents will be displaced. 

Problems is estimated to be involving $300,000 and $500,000. 

It truly is unclear what might have brought on the fireplace. 

The Fort Jackson Fireplace Section is assisting.

This is a creating tale. WLTX will post much more information and facts when it will become accessible. 

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