One person injured in Anderson Co. barn fire

Photo Courtesy of Powdersville FD

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – Powdersville and Wren Fire Departments put down a barn fire Sunday morning that injured one person.

The fire department was called around 8:30 a.m. to the 9300 block of Highway 81 North, according to Powdersville Fire Department Chief Scott King.

Chief King reported that an old barn was showing heavy smoke when their department arrived on scene.

One person at the scene was taken to the hospital by EMS following the blaze, according to Chief King. 7News is told a person suffered minor injuries, including burns to their feet and hands. No firefighters were reportedly hurt.

The barn was greatly damaged but not a total loss.

Chief King stated that there was power to the barn and that investigators are looking into the cause of the fire. Anderson County Sheriff’s Office will assist the fire department and other investigators.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation as of Monday morning.