Thursday, June 20, 2013
Midlands Apartment Fire Displaces 17
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) - Investigators are still trying to determine what caused a massive fire at a Columbia apartment complex.
The American Red Cross is assisting 17 people who were affected by the incident.
It happened around 5:15pm Friday afternoon at Hunters Way apartments.
The Columbia Fire Department says a building was engulfed with flames and smoke when they arrived at the scene.
The video at the top of this story was submitted to ABC Columbia News by a viewer who was in the area when the fire was taking place.
Crews were forced to shut down a portion of Percival Road as they battled the fire.
It affected a total of eight units.
No injuries were reported.
Damages are estimated at $300,000.
Wind: 8 MPH
Humidity: 87 %