Colleton County apartment building damaged following fire

WALTERBORO, S.C. (WCBD) — The Walterboro Police Department is investigating following a fire at an apartment complex.

According to Colleton Fire-Rescue, the department provided mutual aid to the City of Walterboro Fire Dept on a structure fire at the Colleton Heights Apartments.

We’re told City Firefighters found heavy smoke and flames coming from a second story apartment.

The bulk of the fire was contained to the unit of origin, but smoke and water damaged other units in the eight unit building.

Initial reports said people were trapped, however no one was found to be trapped.

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