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SC woman rescued from fire

...from the blaze and was airlifted to the Baptist Health Burn Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.York County fire investigator Charles Williamson says he determined the fire was caused by a discarded cigarette.
Vehicle arsonist sought in south Ga.

ALBANY, Ga. - Georgia fire investigators are on the hunt for a serial arsonist who has been setting cars on fire.WALB-TV reports three vehicles have been set on fire...
Smoke killed Heard Avenue fire victim, autopsy says Trinity Hospital where she was pronounced deceased at 10:30 p.m.Dunn's unit was extensively damaged. Fire investigators determined the fire started at the stove in the kitchen, fire department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said. The other...
Martinez home heavily damaged in afternoon fire

...three-bedroom home suffered heavy fire, smoke and water damage.Kuhlmann said the fire appeared to be accidental, but fire investigators had yet to determine what caused the explosion.
Funeral set for Tuesday in Edgefield fire that claimed three

...home. She said she was told by officials that the fire was caused by an electrical outlet in the living room. Fire investigators have not publicly given an official confirmation yet.The children's father, who family members identified as...
Bibb County firefighter killed, 5 others hurt in blaze

...blaze.The federal assistance is routine when a firefighter is killed, said Sgt. Ben Gleaton, a Macon-Bibb fire investigator.As word spread of the accident, off-duty firefighters rushed to the scene to relieve those who were fighting...
Broad Street fire still under investigation

...included an apartment and storage area, and a third-story attic. Adjoining buildings had smoke and water damage. Fire investigators have not determined where the fire started.A small dog was reported missing after the fire. A larger dog was...
Columbia County house destroyed by fire as family escapes

...necessities. He said it was too soon to comment on the origin of the fire, but it appeared to be accidental. A fire investigator was called to the scene to determine what caused the blaze.
Brush fire closes Talatha Church Road for a time in Aiken

...worked the scene. By 7 p.m., the New Ellenton Fire Department remained to clean up, Cooper said.Aiken County fire investigators are expected to visit the location Monday in search of a possible cause.
Arson suspected in morning house fire

...home was heavily damaged by smoke and fire. Because of the suspicious origin, the case has been ruled an arson.Fire investigators continue to determine what caused the fire.The dog was rescued by firefighters and taken by Animal Control.