St. Helena Island

Red Cross: Fire destroys St. Helena Island home

astice@islandpacket.comJune 3, 2013 

A family of four has been displaced by a home fire late Sunday at their St. Helena Island home, according to a news release from the local Red Cross chapter.

The Ladys Island/St. Helena Fire Department responded to the fire that completely destroyed the home, leaving two adults and two children without a place to stay. The Red Cross provided the family with funds to replace food and clothing lost in the fire, comfort kits, containing personal hygiene items, and referrals to partner agencies to assist with the individual's long-term recovery, according to the release.

Check back at beaufortgazette.com for details later today.

A St. Helena Island home was destroyed by a fire that began in a clothes dryer, displacing a family of four, according to the Lady's Island-St. Helena Fire District.

Firefighters arrived at the double-wide mobile home on Edding White Road just after midnight, according to fire district spokesman Lee Levesque. The fire already had a “large headstart,â€

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