MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Crews were on the scene of a two-story house fire Monday morning in Mount Pleasant.
According to Mount Pleasant Fire Department, firefighters responded to a home off Venning Road around 9:30 a.m. the morning of July 4.
A Mount Pleasant Police Department officer in the area saw smoke and alerted MPFD crews before an official call came in.
According to MPFD Chief Mike Mixon, the fire started in the back portion of the home. The fire was quickly brought under control, but it took crews around three hours to put out all of the hot spots.
About 25% of the home was badly damaged.
No injuries were reported, but the homeowner has been displaced.
MPFD sent a larger-than-usual response to give firefighters frequent breaks due to high temperatures.