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Fire destroys vacant Rock Hill home near downtown

Investigators are working to determine what sparked the blaze that destroyed a vacant home on Wood Street late Monday.
Investigators are working to determine what sparked the blaze that destroyed a vacant home on Wood Street late Monday. tkulmala@heraldonline.com

Investigators are working to determine what caused a fire that torched a vacant home near downtown late Monday.

The blaze was reported about 11:40 p.m. at 127 Wood St., which is just off East White Street, according to Chief Rusty Myers of the Rock Hill Fire Department. The home was vacant at the time of the fire, to which 20 firefighters, three engines and a ladder responded.

No injuries were reported. Myers said the home was a total loss, and that the fire remains under investigation.

Teddy Kulmala •  803-329-4082

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