Gaston home destroyed by fire - - Columbia, South Carolina

Gaston home destroyed by fire

GASTON, SC (WIS) - A fire late Wednesday night gutted a home in Gaston.

According to Battalion Chief John Hendrix with the Lexington County Fire Service, crews responded at approximately 10:30pm to a report of a mobile home fire on Casa Dell Road in Gaston. 

Firefighters with the Lexington County Fire Service arrived on scene and discovered the home heavily involved with fire. 

It took firefighters approximately 30 minutes to bring the fire under control.

Hendrix says the resident was home at the time of the fire and was able to escape the home safely.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is believed to be due to an electrical malfunction in the home's wiring. 

Damages to the home are estimated at approximately $35,000 and the American Red Cross is assisting the displaced victims. 

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