Firefighters worked to put out a structure fire at a business on Sept. 4 on Broad Street. The fire is currently under investigation by the Bennettsville Fire Department and SLED. Blenheim, Clio Rural, McColl, and Wallace Fire Departments assisted Bennettsville.
Fire on Atkins Street under investigation as possible arson
A fire on Atkins Street is under investigation as a possible arson.
According to Lt. Trevor Murphy of the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded to the fire early Sept. 5 at a residence at 125 Atkins Street, which is considered in the county.
Murphy said the Fire was set outside the unoccupied residence.
“We are working as an arson investigation,” he said.
Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office is working with Bennettsville Fire Department and SLED on the investigation.
Murphy said they have a person of interest but no arrest has been made as of press time.