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One dead in house fire in Saluda County

Coroner identifies 72-year-old woman killed in blaze.

SALUDA COUNTY, S.C. — One person has been found dead after fire consumed a house in Saluda County, South Carolina.

The Saluda county coroner, Keith Turner, has identified the victim as 72-year-old Mae Rene Cannon Jackson. He has also ruled the cause of death as accidental. 

The incident occurred around 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, July 26. Saluda County Fire Service responded to a call of a structure fire with entrapment on John J. Rushton Road, about eight miles north of the town of Saluda.

After extinguishing the blaze, firefighters determined there was a fatality in the home.  

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