Arsons 2002-2011 Downtown Charleston

Map shows 83 suspicious fires in Downtown Charleston, SC., as compiled by The Post and Courier.

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1 Humphrey Ct.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 10/13/2007
Time of day: 7:50 p.m.
Blurb: Debris set on fire on porch.
10 Larnes St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 1/7/2004
Time of day: 3:16 p.m.
Blurb: A fire was set on a Wednesday afternoon
11 Todd St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 6/22/2006
Time of day: 12:30 a.m.
Blurb: Midnight fire started with clothing.
124 Fishburne St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 6/25/2011
Time of day: 5:45 a.m.
Blurb: Chair on porch set on fire.
13 Nunan St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 10/19/2005
Time of day: 12:25 a.m.
Blurb: Fire started on chair
13 Perry St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 11/22/08
Time of day: 1:40 a.m.
Blurb: Man threw lit cigarette through window.
13 Perry St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 11/25/08
Time of day: 12:34 a.m.
Blurb: Back of house scorched.
13 Perry St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 12/07/08
Time of day: 1:30 a.m.
Blurb: Back porch set ablaze.
133 St. Philip St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 06/12/06
Time of day: 3:19 a.m.
Blurb: Couch on porch set ablaze, two kids barely escape.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch09/0209/arc02017465335.shtml
141 Spring St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 08/06/08
Time of day: Unknown (Between 6:30 p.m. of Aug. 6 and 12:30 p.m. Aug. 7)
Blurb: Burning mail slipped through porch mail slot.
149 Spring St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 8/18/2005
Time of day: 5:30 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set on mattress.
149 Spring St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 09/08/06
Time of day: 4:19 a.m.
Blurb: 8 students flee burning house.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch06/0906/arc09093407021.shtml
15 Carondolet St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 05/20/08
Time of day: 4:50 a.m.
Blurb: Porch set on fire.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch08/0608/arc06266473191.shtml
150 St. Philip St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 8/11/2006
Time of day: 5:p.m.
Blurb: Fire set with trash
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch06/0806/arc08173349947.shtml
150 St. Philip St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 07/07/07
Time of day: 11:35 p.m.
Blurb: Back porch set ablaze.
16 Carolina St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 08/28/08
Time of day: 3:30 a.m.
Blurb: Back stair set on fire.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch08/0808/arc08296757105.shtml
162 Spring St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 6/17/2004
Time of day: 2:32 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set early in the morning on Spring St.
17 Sheppard St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 04/19/02
Time of day: 9:00 p.m.
Blurb: Vacant home set ablaze, accellerant found.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch02/0402/arc0419557426.shtml
177 Fishburne St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 05/31/08
Time of day: Early morning
Blurb: Porch set on fire.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch08/0608/arc06266473191.shtml
18 Nassau St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 11/15/08
Time of day: 11: 00 p.m.
Blurb: Debris on porch set on fire.
Story link: http://www.charleston.net/news/2008/nov/18/more_fires_set_at_vacant_homes62050/
2 Kracke St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 06/17/09
Time of day: 4:30 a.m.
Blurb: Porch set on fire.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch09/0609/arc06188139237.shtml
2 Wesson Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 08/26/08
Time of day: 12:06 a.m.
Blurb: Porch set on fire.
Story link: http://www.charleston.net/news/2008/aug/26/another_suspicious_fire_downtown_charles52034/
2 Woolfe St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 1/3/2004
Time of day: 2:45 a.m.
Blurb: Fire on East side.
205 St. Philip St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 01/03/09
Time of day: 9:45 p.m.
Blurb: Loose items ignited on porch.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch09/0109/arc01067334997.shtml
21 Sires Ct.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 07/08/08
Time of day: 3:28 a.m.
Blurb: Students jump from burning house.
Story link: http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2008/jul/09/pattern_fires46865/
211 Coming St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 9/16/2005
Time of day: 4:50 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set with clothes.
212 President St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 9/5/2005
Time of day: 6:33 a.m.
Blurb: Home set on fire, gas can found inside.
22 Orrs Court
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 06/25/08
Time of day: 3:02 a.m.
Blurb: Porch set on fire.
Story link: http://www.charleston.net/news/2008/jun/25/abandoned_house_burns_charleston45552/
23 Cannon St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 11/1/2003
Time of day: 4:40 a.m.
Blurb: Couch set on fire.
237 Ashley Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 08/16/06
Time of day: 5:45 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set in debris.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch06/0806/arc08173349947.shtml
247 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 06/30/11
Time of day: 3:49 a.m.
Blurb: Porch set on fire, college kids flee.
Story link: http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/jul/07/police-fire-officials-to-study-blazes/
253 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 4/19/2004
Time of day: 5: 00 a.m.
Blurb: Unknow material used in fire.
256 Ashley Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 8/26/2006
Time of day: 3:20 a.m.
Blurb: Cushion set on fire.
256 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 06/28/09
Time of day: 4:30 a.m.
Blurb: Upstairs porch set afire, residents flee.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch09/0609/arc06308195269.shtml
258 St. Philip St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 09/26/10
Time of day: 3:12 a.m.
Blurb: Second floor fire started on couch.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch10/0910/arc092810655349.shtml
26 Kennedy St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 04/05/02
Time of day: 1:35 a.m.
Blurb: Vacant home set ablaze.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch02/0402/arc0409542679.shtml
26 Morris St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 07/09/07
Time of day: 5:30 a.m.
Blurb: Couch on porch set afire.
Story link: http://www.charleston.net/news/2007/jul/13/porch_blazes_echo_arsons10482/
288 Ashley Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 04/06/06
Time of day: 4:20 a.m.
Blurb: Fire damages home.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch06/0406/arc04073021890.shtml
29 Bogard St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 09/16/05
Time of day: 4:30 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set on mattress burns home.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch05/0905/arc09252577977.shtml
29 Cannon St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 1/5/2004
Time of day: 2:20 a.m.
Blurb: Unknow material used in fire.
29 Percy St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 11/26/2010
Time of day: 3:47 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set near electric meter.
298 Sumter
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 11/07/08
Time of day: 1:15 a.m.
Blurb: Tree limb set on fire.
3 Kennedy St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 6/22/2003
Time of day: 4:35 a.m.
Blurb: Clothing set on fire.
3 Kracke St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 8/8/2005
Time of day: 4:30 a.m.
Blurb: Unknow material used in fire.
30 Nassau St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 11/15/08
Time of day: 11: 00 p.m.
Story link: http://www.charleston.net/news/2008/nov/18/more_fires_set_at_vacant_homes62050/
307 Sumter St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 09/19/08
Time of day: 3:20 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set near back of house.
Story link: http://www.charleston.net/news/2008/sep/20/suspicious_fire_does_little_damage/
308 St. Philip St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 08/16/07
Time of day: 11:20 p.m.
Blurb: Porch fire set, students flee.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch07/0807/arc08184938823.shtml
33 Bogard St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 04/29/05
Time of day: 5:41 a.m.
Blurb: Fire leaves 10 college-age kids homeless.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch05/0405/arc04302294671.shtml
33 Bogard St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 9/17/2006
Time of day: 11:50 p.m.
Blurb: Trash set on fire in home.
34 Morris St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 4/29/2005
Time of day: 5:55 a.m.
Blurb: Mattress set on fire.
34A Cannon St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 06/14/06
Time of day: 1:50 a.m.
Blurb: Couch on porch set ablaze, two students burned.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch06/0606/arc06153190791.shtml
35 Carolina St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 11/17/08
Time of day: 9:30 p.m.
Blurb: Clothing under house set on fire.
35 Carolina St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 5/16/2011
Time of day: 3:53 a.m.
Blurb: Trash can fire burns house.
39-B Carolina St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 1/15/2009
Time of day: 1:15 a.m.
Blurb: Fire found in house, alarm breaker flipped.
4 Nunan
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 08/30/09
Time of day: 2:00 a.m.
Blurb: Vacant house set afire.
45 Line St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 04/05/02
Time of day: 11:00 p.m.
Blurb: Vacant home set ablaze, firefighter hurt.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch02/0402/arc0409542679.shtml
510 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 7/20/2007
Time of day: 3:56 a.m.
510 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 6/25/2010
Time of day: 3:38 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set on rear porch.
515 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 09/19/07
Time of day: 12:45 a.m.
Blurb: Fire in vacant house.
531 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 04/06/06
Time of day: 5:30 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set in room in vacant home.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch06/0406/arc04073021890.shtml
54 Cannon St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 07/28/11
Time of day: 4:15 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set at base of stairs on porch.
Story link: http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/jul/28/suspicious-fire-damages-downtown-home/
54 Morris St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 1/3/2004
Time of day: 11:00 p.m.
Blurb: Couch set on fire.
545 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 8/15/2005
Time of day: 3: 00 p.m.
Blurb: Unknow material used in fire.
563 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 3/30/2002
Time of day: 5:09 a.m.
Blurb: Fire started on porch kills man, 78.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch02/0402/arc0402533686.shtml http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch02/0402/arc0405537677.shtml
563 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 9/7/2007
Time of day: 2:50 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set on porch.
563 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 06/30/11
Time of day: 1:10 a.m - 9:33 a.m.
Blurb: Blanket set afire on porch.
Story link: http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/jul/07/police-fire-officials-to-study-blazes/
589 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 11/25/03
Time of day: 5:00 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set on porch, third in two years.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch03/1103/arc11251466580.shtml
60 Cannon St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 9/10/2005
Time of day: 5:50 a.m.
Blurb: Unknow material used in fire.
61 Bogard St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 9/28/2006
Time of day: 3:10 a.m.
Blurb: Mattress set on fire.
68 Fishburne
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 4/11/2007
Time of day: 9:15 p.m.
Blurb: Matress on porch set afire.
69 Bogard St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 8/24/2007
Time of day: 5:45 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set on mattress on porch.
70.5 Bogard St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 9/23/2005
Time of day: 8:45 a.m.
Blurb: Newspaper used to set fire.
72 Cannon St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 9/20/2008
Time of day: 4:51 a.m.
Blurb: Fabric set on fire.
72 Fishburne St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 07/09/07
Time of day: 4:40 a.m.
Blurb: Debris on porch set on fire.
Story link: http://www.charleston.net/news/2007/jul/13/porch_blazes_echo_arsons10482/
8 Kracke St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 12/8/2006
Time of day: 9:25 a.m.
Blurb: Gasoline cannister found.
83 Cannon St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 7/29/2005
Time of day: 3:55 a.m.
86 Line St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 04/08/02
Time of day: 5:35 a.m.
Blurb: Vacant home, accellerant found.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch02/0402/arc0409542679.shtml
90 Spring St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 8/28/2006
Time of day: 7:10 a.m.
Blurb: Unknow material used in fire.
96 Cannon St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 1/13/2004
Time of day: 2:32 a.m.
Blurb: Unknow material used in fire.
96 Cannon St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 06/28/11
Time of day: 3:23 a.m.
Blurb: Porch set on fire.
Story link: http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/jul/01/fire-similar-to-string-of-arsons/
973 King St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 05/06/04
Time of day: 11:30 a.m.
Blurb: Fire set in dilapidated building.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch04/0504/arc05061716848.shtml
Cypress St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 09/22/05
Time of day: 2:30 a.m.
Blurb: Fire guts abandoned house.
Lee & Nassau Streets
Charleston, SC 29403
Date: 04/06/06
Time of day: 5:20 a.m.
Blurb: Fire damages vacant home.
Story link: http://archives.postandcourier.com/archive/arch06/0406/arc04073021890.shtml
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