Victim Dies from Injuries in Columbia House Fire

One person rescued during house fire on Lyon's street in Columbia

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia firefighters say a person injured in an early morning house fire has died.

Emergency crews were called out to the 1300 block of Lyon Street around 1 a.m. Thursday. When crews forced their way into the home, they found a person inside. That person was transported to the hospital for treatment, but later died.

The Richland County Coroner’s Office is investigating the cause of death and will release those findings along with the victim’s name later.

The cause of fire is currently under investigation by the Columbia Fire Investigators with assistance from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.

 

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