Mount Pleasant firefighters responded to fire near Edgewater Plantation

Charleston County News

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Crews with the Mount Pleasant Fire Department responded to a Monday evening structure fire at Avana Apartments off Long Point Road.

The call came in at 9:07 p.m. Monday.

According to MPFD, smoke on the second and third floors of the building triggered a fire alarm. Once crews arrived, they noticed electrical meters on the buildings spiking.

Crews found a heat signature coming from inside the wall of an unoccupied unit on the third floor. They broke down the wall and discovered flames traveling up the interior.

After initiating an attack, the fire was contained in about 30 minutes.

No injuries were reported, but some units were damaged and some residents were displaced. Parts of the building will also likely be without power until Tuesday.

Dominion energy responded to the scene as well to try and pinpoint the cause of the issue.

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