Fire heavily damages abandoned house in North Augusta

This was the scene after a home caught fore May 15, 2020 near Knox Avenue and Sycamore Drive in North Augusta.
By  | 

Friday, May 15, 2020

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A fire heavily damaged am abandoned house early Friday in North Augusta.

The call went out around 6:15 a.m.

Firetrucks with sirens screaming raced along Georgia Avenue in response to the call. They soon arrived at Knox Avenue and Sycamore Drive and began establishing a water source.

Around 7:30 a.m., crews were still working to put out the fire.

They couldn't yet say whether it was a total loss.

There were no injuries that crews were aware of, and authorities don't believe anyone was inside the house when the fire started.

All northbound lanes of Knox Avenue were closed as crews battled the blaze.

Copyright 2020 WRDW/WAGT. All rights reserved.