Investigators: Family displaced after wood-burning stove causes house fire

Investigators: Family displaced after wood-burning stove causes house fire

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A family of five will not be staying home Thursday after a fire ripped through their residence.

According to the Lexington County Department of Public Safety, firefighters were called to a home on Gum Street just before 8 a.m. and spotted smoke pouring from the residence.

The fire, according to investigators, appeared to have started due to a wood-burning stove inside the home.

No one was injured.

Investigators believe the fire caused about $30,000 in damages.

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