IRMO, S.C. — The Richland County Sheriff's Department says one person is dead after a fire off of Harbison Boulevard Wednesday morning.
Richand County coroner Gary Watts said that Tracy Roberts, 50 was discovered in his bedroom that was filled with smoke. He died at the scene. An autopsy indicted that the cause of death was due to smoke inhalation due to fire.
We're told they were called to a home on Westgrove Court around 5:35 a.m.
"On arrival, fire did confirm that there was one person deceased in the home. At that point, it turns into an investigation; it's just routine whenever there is a fatality for us to come in and investigate," Captain Maria Yturria with the RCSD says.
Officials say two other people were inside the home, but they were able to get out of the home without any reported injuries.
Fire crews from Irmo and Columbia are responding.
Richland officials are investigating the fire and the death.
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