Fire damages North Charleston business - WCIV-TV | ABC News 4 - Charleston News, Sports, Weather

Fire damages North Charleston business

Posted: Updated:

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A North Charleston business was damaged by fire Sunday morning.

According to Fire Marshal Cindy Killette, crews were called to a structure fire on Spruill Avenue at the WD Tires building. The first crews at the scene said smoke and fire were visible from outside the building.

Within 20 minutes, Killette said the fire was out, but crews stayed at the scene to check for hot spots and for a salvage operation.

Witnesses described a loud boom before the fire started.

“I heard a loud explosion from across the street and I run outside and I see flames shooting out from the top of the roof,” said Umer Dugan, who witnessed the fire.

Spruill Avenue and the rail line nearby was shut down as a precaution while firefighters worked in the area.

Killette said seven engines, three ladder trucks, and two rescue vehicles from North Charleston, Charleston and St. Andrews fire departments responded to the fire.

Officials said there were no injuries. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire.

Most Popular

Stories
Videos

Like Us On Facebook


Powered by WorldNow

ABCNews4 WCIV-TV

888 Allbritton Dr.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
843-881-4444 | Advertising Information

Public Information File

For assistance with accessing WCIV-TV's public information file, click here.

Advertising

Advertising Credit Application and Terms and Conditions PDF.

Powered by WorldNow
All content Copyright © 2014 WCIV and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.