Crime & Courts

Richmond Co. | Columbia Co. | Aiken Co. |

Abandoned building falls victim to arson

Saturday, June 29, 2013 5:22 PM
Last updated 10:30 PM
  • Follow Crime & courts

Police are investigating an arson that happened Friday morning at an abandoned building near Ellis and Metcalf streets.

Richmond County deputies and the Richmond County Fire Department responded to the fire at 1976 Ellis St. around 7:30 a.m., an incident report said. Once inside, investigators found three separate points of origin for the fire toward the rear of the building.

The building was not secured when the fire department arrived, the report said.


Top headlines

Upscale addiction treatment facility opens

The facility off Bennock Mill Road is a cutting-edge residential addiction treatment facility, combining evidence-based treatment and wellness approaches like diet and personalized exercise ...
Search Augusta jobs