UPDATE: 7 displaced following West Columbia house fire

UPDATE: 7 displaced following West Columbia house fire

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A house fire in West Columbia has displaced seven residents in two separate homes on Tuesday.

Crews were called to the scene in the 4000 block of Florentine Road just before 1:30 p.m. Smoke and flames were seen coming from two different structures on the property - the main home and a garage apartment. Both fires were extinguished and the structures were determined to be a total loss.

Although the neighboring structures did not suffer from direct fire damage, indirect heat damage did occur on the structures' exteriors.

There were no injuries reported as a result of the fire. The American Red Cross was called into assist with the residents who were displaced.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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