Wildfire burns three Sumter Co. homes

SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A wildfire burned least four structures Monday afternoon in Sumter County.

According to Captain Brian Horton with the Sumter County Fire Department crews have been able to contain a wildfire that burned three abandoned homes and a barn near Pearson Road near Highway 15.

Horton said firefighters believe it started from a tree falling on a power line.

There are no reports of injuries. Firefighters do not yet know a cause.

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