Fire Claims Life of Lexington County Resident

64-year-old woman dies in Red Bank House Fire

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - One person is dead following a late night house fire.

The fire began just before 11:45 p.m. Sunday on Darian Drive, which is in the Red Bank Community. When crews got to the scene, they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the home. After putting out the flames, they found the victim's body. The coroner's office has not yet released that person's identity to the public.

No one else was inside the home. 

Firefighters say there were no working smoke alarms at the house. The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but fire officials say the total damage to the structure was estimated at about $45,000.


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