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Fire in River Hills neighborhood of Lake Wylie

STAFF REPORTS

A residential street was closed Tuesday as firefighters fought a blaze in the River Hills neighborhood.

No injuries were reported in the fire, according to York County Emergency Management. A neighbor spotted the fire and called 911.

Sources say the house at 6 Crowders Ridge is owned by Young and Cary McWhirter. They were not home at the time, sources said.

Witnesses report Hamilton's Ferry Road was blocked as multiple fire trucks battled the blaze. Smoke was visible from Charlotte Highway.

The call came in around 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters from the Bethel Volunteer Fire Department are responding to the call. Other units responding included Newport, Clover and York County.

The cause of the fire has not been identified.

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