Two Fires at SC Department of Corrections Investigated


By Rochelle Dean


Fire officials say the first fire broke out in a barn that houses farm equipment just after 7 Sunday evening, Once on the scene, they discovered a second fire a short time later in a one story office both at 4330 Broad River Road.

Fire officials are still trying to determine if the fires were accidental and how two of them started within such a close proximity to one another.

Crews worked to for more than a hour to put out the two blazes.

No word on a damage estimate, but officials have confirmed that no one was injured in either fire.

Source: Columbia Fire Department

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