Fire on Dewees Island destroys two homes, damages more

Image by Ryan Buckhannon, Isle of Palms City Councilman

On Tuesday evening, a massive fire destroyed two homes and damaged at least two others on the island community of Dewees Island.

Firefighters from Isle of Palms, Mount Pleasant, Awendaw were carried in by boat (there's no bridge to Dewees Island) to help extinguish the blaze which broke out around 9 p.m. Luckily, no injuries were reported.

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