GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A Greenville County house is significantly damaged following a fire Sunday due to an improper disposal of cigarette material.
The Pelham-Batesville Fire Marshall said the call regarding the house fire came in around 7:30 p.m. Officials arrived at the residence at the 1600 block of Popular Drive Extension.
Around 8:01 p.m., additional units were called to assist with extinguishing the fire.
Officials were able to get the fire under control almost 45 minutes later.
Investigators determined on the scene that the fire was caused by cigarette material being discarded improperly. The incident has been ruled an accident.
No injuries were reported according to firefighters.