Lake Wylie 3-story home destroyed by fire, family of 4 not injured

Published: Nov. 16, 2021 at 10:10 PM EST
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YORK COUNTY, S.C. (WBTV) - Multiple firefighters and law enforcement agencies responded to a large fire at a three-story house Tuesday night in Lake Wylie.

The York County Sheriff’s Office tweeted around 9:45 p.m. that the Newport and Bethel Fire Departments were battling a house fire on Summerside Drive. A video posted shows heavy flames on the roof of a home. Fire investigators said the fire began just before 9 p.m. and a family of four was home but wasn’t injured.

Around 10 p.m, the YCSO said the fire was out but multiple fire, EMS and Sheriff’s Office units were still on scene.

The home is a total loss, according to investigators. The roof of the 4,000 square foot house was severely damaged and the fire began in the rear of the home. The exact origin and cause is still unknown. It is not believed to be suspicious.

This story is still ongoing and more details will be provided when available.

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