Spartanburg apartment fire investigated as arson, officials say

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – An investigation is underway after a vacant apartment caught fire early Saturday morning.

The fire was on the bottom floor unit of an apartment complex on Thompson Street, according to the City of Spartanburg Fire Department.

Crews responded to the fire around 8:10 a.m. Saturday.

People living in the apartment complex were displaced due to the smoke and fire damage.

Luckily, no injuries have been reported.

Fire Marshal Brad Hall says the fire is believed to have been intentionally set and is being investigated as arson.

Hall said there are no suspects or a motive as of Monday morning, and the blaze remains under investigation.

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