Created: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 11:42:00 EST
Updated: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 11:53:35 EST
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) - Fire crews say one person is dead after an apartment fire Thursday in West Columbia.
It happened around 9pm at the Granby Oaks complex on State Street.
Firefighters say one of the buildings that contained eight units was completely engulfed in flames when they arrived.
They were eventually able to get the blaze under control.
Officials say several people were taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure, more for shock than anything.
The Red Cross is assisting those affected.
We'll continue to follow this story and bring you more information as it becomes available.