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91-year-old woman dies in Lexington County fire

SLED will investigate the cause and origin of the fire, which is standard in all fatal fires.

GILBERT, S.C. — A 91-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Lexington County..

The fire was in the 300 block of Chickasaw Trail off Highway One in Gilbert around 7 p.m. Monday.

Lexington County Fire Services and Lexington County EMS and several other agencies went to the scene. When fire crews arrived they saw "heavy smoke coming from the home," according to a tweet. 

When the fire fighters put out the fire they located the victim. The county coroner's office identified her as 91-year-old Delories "Tiny"  Rauch of Gilbert. 

Rauch was the only person in the home. 

SLED will investigate the cause and origin of the fire, which is standard in all fatal fires.

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