Fire

5 people displaced after house fire in Lexington County

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Five people are displaced after a house fire, according to the County of Lexington. On Saturday, January 7th, Lexington County Fire Service responded to a house fire just before 8 a.m. to the 100 block of Huggins Street in Red Bank. High flames were showing from the home when units arrived on scene. Officials say…

Structure fire in Sumter

SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO) – Sumter Fire Department is investigating after a structure fire on Sunday, December 11th. According to the Sumter Police Department, a portion of Broad Street near Rast Street was temporarily closed after a fire occurred at 11:45 a.m. The area on Broad Street is now open after crews worked to put out the blaze. Investigator are still…

Chicken house declared a total loss after fire in Lexington County

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) –  The Lexington County Fire Service responded to a structure fire on October 22, according to Lexington County officials.   The fire service responded to the 1300 block of Calks Ferry Road at around 9:30 p.m. The chicken house on the property was fully involved upon their arrival and crews worked until the fire was completely…

Ford recalls 200,000 SUVs due to fire risk

The automaker recalled 200,000 Ford Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators after learning their heating and cooling fan motors can catch fire.

The automaker recalled 200,000 Ford Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators after learning their heating and cooling fan motors can catch fire.

Lexington County Coroner identifies victim in house fire

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – The Lexington County Coroner has identified the individual who died at the scene of a house fire. Investigators say the fire occurred on the 200 block of Bent Tree Circle in Gaston around 4:00 A.M. on Sunday, August 21. According to the coroner, Mr. Sollie Keith Kenta Benjamin, 43, of Gaston was pronounced dead at the…