Gun store catches fire during break-in attempt in Greer

A fire broke out during a break-in attempt at a Greer business, Thursday morning.

Pelham-Batesville Fire Department responded to the scene before 4am at James Firearm located South Hwy 14.

The Greenville County Sheriff’s office initially got a call about a burglar alarm going off and that’s when they noticed smoke, according to fire officials.

Fire officials are not sure what caused the fire yet.

There were no injuries and the building next to the business were not damaged, according to fire officials.

An investigation is ongoing.

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