Fire Destroys Auto-Repair Shop Near Chapin

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - The Auto Tech auto-repair shop on the 200 block of Chapin Road was destroyed after a fire broke out early Monday morning.

Several cars were also destroyed as a result of the fire.

Lexington County Fire Service and EMS were sent to the scene of the fire just before 12:30 a.m. Irmo Fire District and Columbia Fire Department were also called in to help fight the fire.

Fire Officials says the business was deemed a total loss with an estimated $1 million in damages.

No one was hurt as a result of the fire, but a woodworking shop next door did suffer some smoke damage.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.

 

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