Crews respond to large fire on Spring St. in Spartanburg, arson suspected


SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – Firefighters say arson is suspected after a large fire in Spartanburg County Friday night.

Firefighters from the Una Fire Department responded to the fire at a building along Spring Street near Arcadia Main Street Friday night.

According to Una Fire Chief Jeff Hadden, the fire is being investigated as arson after a report of someone breaking into the building and starting a small fire.

Firefighters said the fire grew out of control.

Hadden tells 7News that he believes the person who started the fire was taken into custody by law enforcement.

Power was turned off to parts of the nearby neighborhood as firefighters continue to battle the blaze.

Hadden said firefighters expect to be at the scene for several more hours.

The owner of the building tells 7News that it was mainly used for storage at the time of the fire.

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