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Fire chief: Family of five displaced by Woodruff fire

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Crews block off the road as they battle a fire in Woodruff. (FOX Carolina/ 5/28/17) Crews block off the road as they battle a fire in Woodruff. (FOX Carolina/ 5/28/17)
WOODRUFF, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Dispatchers said crews responded to a structure fire in Woodruff on Sunday.

The call came in shortly after 10 p.m.

The incident happened at 552 North Main Street. Matt Daniels, Assistant Fire Chief with Woodruff Fire Department said crews were able to distinguish the fire withing 20 minutes. Despite heavy smoke in the rear of the home as it burned, Daniels said two adults and two children were able to get to safety and be checked out by EMS.

Daniels said the displaced residents are staying with family at this time. No injures were reported.

Daniels also confirmed reports from neighbors that the fire hydrants were not working when crews arrived at the scene, but said they were able to get one to work nearby.

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