A loud explosion heard Saturday in some parts of Orangeburg County remained a mystery Monday. The explosion was reportedly heard in the Eutawville, Cope, Cordova and Norway areas, causing the ground to shake. “It was significant,” Orangeburg County Chief Fire Operations Officer Teddy Wolfe said, noting he heard it from his residence in Eutawville. “I

would like to know what it was.” The Orangeburg County Fire District, however, did not receive any reports of a fire or explosion. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources State Geologist Charles William “Bill” Clendenin Jr. said there were no reports of earthquake activity that came across his desk for Saturday. READ MORE