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Firefighters quickly extinguish home fire on Windy Hollow Drive Saturday

Red Bank, SC (Paul Kirby) – A house fire on Windy Hollow Drive between Red Bank and Pine Grove was quickly extinguished by Lexington County firefighters Saturday morning. Windy Hollow Drive is in a subdivision near the intersection of Old Barnwell and Shireway Roads. The call regarding the fire came in sometime just after 7:30 a.m.

First arriving fire personnel reported that they saw heavy smoke coming from the home. After they further assessed the situation, they reported that the fire was in the attack area of the home. Additional teams continued to arrive, and they joined in attacking the fire. Firefighters quickly knocked the flames down and reported it under control in approximately 15 minutes. They remained on the scene for some time after the fire was out checking to make sure there was no hidden fire, removing smoke, and protecting the home’s contents from further smoke and water damage. Some fire service personnel were still on scene until almost 9:00 a.m.

It is too early into the process for the officials to determine the actual cause of the fire or provide an estimate of the loss due to the fire. They also have not said if anyone was injured as a result of the incident. The utility company removed the power from the home making it uninhabitable until repairs are made.

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