Fire engulfs home on Edgefield Highway in Aiken County

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Sep. 30—Flames engulfed a home in smoke during a house fire in Aiken County on Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to the structure fire at 1616 Edgefield Highway around 2:15 p.m.

No one was home when the fire started, but there were occupants present in a trailer behind the residence. There were no injuries.

A man at the scene said he called in the fire after passing by and observing smoke. No flames were visible.

The Center Fire Department responded along with a number of volunteer firefighters and Aiken County Sheriff's Office deputies.

A firefighter with the Center Fire Department said it is unclear how the fire started.

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