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Fire destroys home decor business in North Charleston

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Fire crews reportedly heard multiple explosions coming from inside the building, which was filled with dryers and electrical machines.  Courtesy: Danielle Patterson Fire crews reportedly heard multiple explosions coming from inside the building, which was filled with dryers and electrical machines. Courtesy: Danielle Patterson
Tuesday morning there was nothing left of Lowcountry Linen but rubble and ash. Tuesday morning there was nothing left of Lowcountry Linen but rubble and ash.
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC -

Officials  announced Tuesday afternoon that the cause of the fire that destroyed Lowcountry Linen in North Charleston is still unknown due to extensive damage from the fire.

Authorities continue to investigate the cause of a fire that destroyed Lowcountry Linen in North Charleston Monday night.  Officials have determined the fire begain in the A/B suite of Lowcountry Linen and expanded to the neighboring C unit, Meridian Automation and Communications.  The Threshold Theater workshop and Paul Cathy Contractors received minor damage.

The North Charleston Fire Department were dispatched to 4600 Ruff Road around midnight Monday.  The 4600 Ruff Rd. address is home to Lowcountry Linen, and Paul Cathy Contracting.

"Upon arrival first units on scene reported heavy fire and smoke showing from the single story warehouse", said Bianca Bourbeau, NCFD spokesperson. "There was significant damage to the building."

Tuesday morning there was nothing left of Lowcountry Linen but rubble and ash.

Fire crews reportedly heard multiple explosions coming from inside the building, which was filled with dryers and electrical machines.

Workers, who did not want to go on camera, showed up around 6:30 a.m. were extremely shocked to see their workplace destroyed.

It took more than an hour to contain the blaze and protect the nearby residences. The fire was out by 3 a.m.  There were no reported injuries during the fire 

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