Police investigating suspicious early morning fire | News
The Sumter Police Department is investigating a suspicious fire that occurred at a local business early Monday morning.
Around 3:30 a.m., police and fire responded to a fire at Lowery Heating & Air located at 391 Neeley Street in Sumter.
Upon arrival, crews found the building totally engulfed with flames.
Officials say crews battled the blaze for nearly two hours before bringing it under control.
According to the report, the building was completely destroyed and damages are estimated at $310,000.00.
Police say the cause of the fire has not been determined, but investigators strongly believe that the fire was intentionally set. No injuries were reported.
The investigation into the fire continues and no further information is available at this time.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-CRIMESC.