Fire destroys house near Daniel Island

Fire destroyed a house near Daniel Island on Monday night, displacing two residents.

The fire on Pinefield Drive was reported about 10:20 p.m., according to Ryan Kunitzer with the Charleston Fire Department. North Charleston Fire Department, Charleston police and Berkeley County EMS also responded.

Two occupants noticed smoke in the family room and went outside and saw a fire near the roof of the single-story house, Kunitzer said. Firefighters arrived to see heavy fire and smoke near the roof.

The fire was reported to be under control at 10:51 p.m.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

The Red Cross was notified and lined up temporary lodging, money for food and clothes, comfort kits and referrals to partner agencies.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.