Firefighters: Seven injured in Spartanburg Co. fire - FOX Carolina 21

Firefighters: Seven injured in Spartanburg Co. fire

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Emergency crews and helicopter on Macedonia Church Road (FOX Carolina/ Oct. 4, 2016) Emergency crews and helicopter on Macedonia Church Road (FOX Carolina/ Oct. 4, 2016)
The house in daylight (FOX Carolina) The house in daylight (FOX Carolina)
CAMPOBELLO, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Firefighters said a total of seven people were hurt in a house fire on Macedonia Church Road in the Campobello area early Tuesday morning.

The fire was reported around 3:30 a.m. Multiple fire departments from Spartanburg and Greenville counties responded. Firefighters said flames were showing but the house was not fully involved.

Extrication crews were sent in to the house to rescue people from the back of the house.

Two medical helicopters flew to the scene but firefighters said only one person was airlifted. Four other victims were transported to the hospital by ambulance and two people were transported to the hospital by private vehicle, according to Spartanburg County Fire Investigator Bill Holmes.

Holmes did not know the extent of the victims' injuries.

Brook Owens said her aunt and six cousins were injured in the fire. Below is a portion of an e-mail she sent to FOX Carolina.

My aunt and 6 cousins were in the home. 3 were transported by ambulance to regional. 2 airlifted, one to Greenville, the other we are still waiting on word. 2 children were transported by family to (Spartanburg) Regional for evaluation.

An estimated 50 firefighters were on scene, along with EMS and the Red Cross.

The cause of the fire is under investigation

FOX Carolina is working to get additional information.
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