It was a busy week for local firefighters as they contended with several structure fires.
A Burton man told firefighters to "leave his damn property." It was New Year's afternoon, and Brittany Nicotri and another firefighter with the Burton Fire District had arrived to investigate an unlawful fire on the man's property.
The cause of a recent house fire that left four people without their home was determined, the Columbia Fire Department said.
A Jamison firefighter suffered non-life threatening injuries after the tanker he was driving overturned on Thursday afternoon, according to Orangeburg County Fire District Coordinator Teddy Wolfe.
After entering the home and extinguishing the flames, firefighters found a person, officials said.
Tropical Storm Eta dumped blustery rain across north Florida after landfall Thursday morning north of the heavily populated Tampa Bay area, and then sped out into the Atlantic off of the neighboring coasts of Georgia and the Carolinas.
The water had been choppy all day with the wind gusting across shimmering Lake Robinson, north of Greer.
A woman died after being found in a fire at her Midlands home, the Sumter County Coroner’s Office said Wednesday.
Spartanburg County Council is moving forward with plans to consolidate or merge some of the county's independent fire departments.
A fire at a South Carolina recycling plant so massive the smoke plume appeared on weather radar has been brought under control but it could be days before it is extinguished, Sumter fire officials said.