Aiken, SC – The investigation continues to determine the cause of the fire that started just before midnight, at the Colony at South Park.
One building was consumed by the flames and residents in the building were told their homes are a total loss, leaving them homeless.
Red Cross was on the scene last night to help families that were displaced.
Fire crews are not sure what caused the fire but they suspect it may be due to heat or lightning.
No injuries have been reported.
Officials say sixteen apartments were destroyed. The fire started in one apartment.
At this moment it is not deemed suspicious.