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Deputies: Firecrackers exploded in mailbox near where house caught fire in Taylors

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Crews respond to Taylors house fire (FOX Carolina/ 1/4/18) Crews respond to Taylors house fire (FOX Carolina/ 1/4/18)
Crews respond to Taylors house fire (FOX Carolina/ 1/4/18) Crews respond to Taylors house fire (FOX Carolina/ 1/4/18)
Crews respond to Taylors house fire (FOX Carolina/ 1/4/18) Crews respond to Taylors house fire (FOX Carolina/ 1/4/18)
Crews respond to Taylors house fire (FOX Carolina/ 1/4/18) Crews respond to Taylors house fire (FOX Carolina/ 1/4/18)
TAYLORS, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Greenville County deputies said firecrackers were used in a mailbox in near where a house caught fire on Cosgrove Lane in in Taylors Wednesday night.

Around 9:30 p.m. deputies said the people living in the home on Cosgrove Road heard several loud noises and then discovered their house was on fire around 11 p.m.

Also around 9:30, deputies said a nearby neighbor also heard loud noises and then discovered fireworks had been placed in their mailbox.

The sheriff's office arson unit is investigating the fire and the vandalized mailbox but have not yet determined if the incidents are connected. The cause of the house fire has not yet been determined.

"Investigators are conducting an ongoing investigation and ask that if anyone has information regarding this incident, to call Crime Stoppers of Greenville at 23-CRIME," said Sgt. Ryan Flood with the sheriff's office.

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