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West Columbia, SC (WLTX) - One person has died following a massive fire Thursday at a West Columbia apartment complex.
The blaze began around 8 p.m. at the Granby Oaks Apartments on State Street.
It's still unclear what sparked the fire, but the flames quickly consumed one of the buildings on the property. Smoke could be seen coming from the Columbia side of the Blossom Street Bridge.
Fire official confirmed that the person who died was found inside one of the units. Several other people were taken to the hospital for treatment from smoke inhalation.
West Columbia police are not sure how many people have been displaced. It's also unclear at this point what sparked the fire, but officials say an investigation is already underway.