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Burton Fire crews battle back-to-back house fires

Big Road fire scene. (Source: Burton Fire District) Big Road fire scene. (Source: Burton Fire District)
Big Road fire. (Source: BFD) Big Road fire. (Source: BFD)
Possum Hill Road fire. (Source: BFD) Possum Hill Road fire. (Source: BFD)
BURTON, SC (WTOC) -

Fire crews responded to back-to-back house fires Monday in Burton.

One happened on Big Road just after 5:30 p.m. No injuries were reported but a family of two adults and two children were displaced. Officials say the fire was caused by unattended cooking, but to make it worse, the home had no working smoke detectors.

Burton firefighters also responded to a second fire just before 7 p.m. on Possum Hill Road. No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation.

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