Babcock Building

Midlands Reaction to fire at Historic Babcock Building

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Columbia fire investigators continue to search for clues in the fire at the Babcock building. Crews are working to discover what caused the Saturday blaze that destroyed the historic Bull Street building. The 3 alarm fire took nearly 9 hours to get under control. Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins saying at one point, “the building is just gone”….

Columbia Police identify persons of interest in connection to Babcock Building Fire

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Police say the persons of interest they were searching for in connection with the fire at the Babcock Building Saturday, have been identified. Cpd image persons of interest Police say the persons of interest are being interviewed by investigators to gather more information about the incident. Tweets by ColumbiaPDSC  Columbia Police say they still need Crimestoppers…

Investigators on scene Sunday at site of fire at Babcock Building

Columbia Police, Fire say they are searching for persons of interest in connection with the fire

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)- Crews were on scene Sunday at the historic Babcock Building off Bull Street after fire tore through the building Saturday. Columbia Fire department Investigators say they,  along with Columbia Police, will be heading the investigation with assistance from SLED and ATF. The 3 alarm fire started around 6:30am and burned for more than 7 hours Saturday. 50…

Investigators searching for persons of interest in connection with Babcock fire

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Police are searching for persons of interest in connection with the Saturday morning fire at the Babcock Building. The 3 alarm fire started around 6:30am and burned for more than 7 hours. 50 firefighters were on scene.   Persons of interest Courtesy Columbia Police Persons of interest image released by CPD Columbia Police announced that they…