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1:26 am on Tuesday March 6, 2012

New Year's Day house fire claims 21-year-old's life (Update: Home rebuilt)

Update March 6: One year and two months after the fatal fire, remodeling of the home at 108 Smith Street is complete. And hoping to honor his daughter's memory, Olivia Saylor's father, Paul Saylor, spent a night at the home. The Post and Courier...
11:19 am on Monday January 9, 2012

Major fire on Nunan Street damages five homes, three cars (Update: details of fire revealed in court)

Image by Twitter userCyrusBuffumUpdate January 9: Raw video posted by Live 5 News from today's court hearing sheds new light onto what exactly happened the day that five houses and three cars were damaged by the massive fire on Nunan Street. Here's...
4:27 am on Thursday July 28, 2011

Early morning house fire on Cannon Street labeled 'suspicious' (update: $25k reward for info)

Image by Still image by Flickr user Emma-O ProductionsUpdate July 28, 2:40 p.m.: According to Live 5 News, authorities say they are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the fires which fire officials say...
5:00 am on Saturday July 16, 2011

Beaufort woman injured trying to save pets from fire

Flickr user ncpttmedia The Island Packet has a report that a Beaufort woman suffered smoke inhalation when trying to save her pets from a kitchen fire. You can read the Packet report here. Also,  Bluffton Today has a report that lightning strikes...
3:19 am on Friday July 15, 2011

Unattended stove blamed in Mossy Oaks house fire, death of 3 pets

A Mossy Oaks woman suffered smoke inhalation Thursday when she tried to rescue her three pets from her burning kitchen. The fire heavily damaged her Battery Creek Road home, Beaufort Fire Chief Sammy Negron said. And investigators said the home’s...
2:33 am on Monday July 11, 2011

Arson fears rekindled in Charleston following downtown blazes

Image by FirefighterEast Along with the Rutledge Avenue fire a community's confidence was further charred.The end-of-June fires on Rutledge Avenue have sparked back to life fears of life-altering home fires for many downtown Charleston residents.  A...
3:06 am on Wednesday July 6, 2011

Arson labeled in second downtown Charleston fire as concerns flare

Image by FirefighterEast A second fire cindered three other homes lower on Rutledge Avenue.While the fire that engulfed 247 Rutledge Avenue captured most of the headlines, a second fire on the morning of June 30 is, perhaps, doing more to stir...
1:57 am on Monday July 4, 2011

Blamed on coal grill, morning fire in Beaufort destroys home, kills two dogs

Flickr user ncpttmedia Embers from a charcoal grill possibly started a house fire on Fraser Drive off North Street in Beaufort shortly after midnight Sunday, according to a press release from the Beaufort Fire Department. Two dogs died in the fire...
3:23 am on Saturday July 2, 2011

Blaze burns downtown Charleston homes (updated: series of fires tires community)

Image by FirefighterEastUpdate July 2: The blaze is not only another in the series of more than 50 suspicious downtown blazes, but it's also the fourth home that property manager Ute Appleby has had hit by such a fire. NBC News 2 reports that...
12:15 pm on Thursday June 2, 2011

Fires destroy Moncks Corner and James Island homes

Image by Flickr user matthewvennEarly this morning, two fires broke out in the area: one in Moncks Corner, and one in James Island. At about 5:40 a.m., Moncks Corner Rural and Whitesville firefighters responded to a call regarding a fire at a home...

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