Two S.C. FFs Charged With Arson


Two Abbeville firefighters have been charged with arson.

Officials said Jimmy Ray Brock was responsible for a fire at a home on Highway 20 and Branyard Road. He was also charged with attacking a South Carolina Law Enforcement Division agent.

Derek Van Medlock was accused of helping Brock set fire to a property on Martin Road. Officials said he also started a fire on Murdock Road.

Medlock also faces charges of threatening a public official.

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