Fire Officials Investigating Cause Of Babcock Building Fire


(Columbia, SC) -- Fire officials continue to investigate the three-alarm fire at the historic Babcock Building in Columbia. 

The historic property experienced the biggest fire the city had seen in 15 years over the weekend. Investigators are looking for evidence on what started the fire after identifying several people of interest that were seen near the building Saturday morning. 

The developer that owns the property plans to clean up the site before constructing a new apartment complex as part of the new Bull Street District.

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