Emergency crews respond to ‘structure collapse’ in West Ashley

Local News

WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) – Emergency crews were dispatched to a reported structure collapse in West Ashley.

It happened at a home near Avondale early Thursday morning after a reportedly tree fell onto the roof.

The call came into dispatch just before 2:00 a.m. on Byron Road, saying the tree and roof collapsed with a person trapped inside.

Traffic on the scanners said crews had to use special equipment to free that person.

A neighbor said a man was transported from the home on a stretcher.

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