Structure fire – Williamston Youth Academy


Williamston firefighters responded to Williamston Youth Academy Sunday evening for a structure fire. Smoke could be seen throughout the building when firefighters entered. Firefighters quickly contained the fire to one room of the structure. There were no injuries reported. SLED is assisting with the investigation. All occupants were evacuated by staff. The facility houses up to 52 children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disorders according to their web site. Cheddar, Belton, and Honea Path also assisted. Medshore Ambulance Service stood by as a precaution. (Photo by David Rogers)