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Officials: Fire that destroyed home was arson

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HOPKINS, SC (WIS) - Fire investigators say a fire that destroyed a home in lower Richland County Monday morning was intentionally set.

Brick Lewis with the Columbia-Richland Fire Department says crews were dispatched to a home on Back Swamp Road around 8:30 and found the 4,000 square foot house engulfed in flames when they arrived.

Investigators have determined arson to be the cause of the blaze.

Nobody was injured.

The Richland County Fire Marshals office is investigating.

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