Woman, dog escape house fire in Anderson Co.


TOWNVILLE, SC (WSPA) — Firefighters say a woman escaped an early-morning fire that destroyed a home. 

The house fire was reported around 3:10 a.m. Wednesday on Rita Lane. That’s off Oakdale Road near Highway 24 in Townville.

Several fire crews from Anderson and Oconee counties responded to the blaze. 

Townville Fire Chief Billy McAdams said a woman in the home was saved by a smoke detector.

She and a dog got out of the house.

No one was hurt in the fire. 

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