1 killed, 1 hospitalized after overnight house fire in Williamsburg County

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Williamsburg County Fire department was called out a house fire at around 10:15 Friday night in the Kingstree area that left one person dead and another hospitalized.

When firefighter arrived on the scene the house was fully engulfed by flames.

According the Chief Randy Swinton, 55-year-old woman was not able to make it out of the house and died in the fire.

Authorities say the victim's brother was pulled out of the house by a neighbor and was taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation.

Fire officials say the cause of the fire has not been determined and is still under investigation.

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