62-year-old woman dies in house fire

BAMBERG, SC (WIS) - The Bamberg County Coroner's Office says a 62-year-old woman was found dead inside a home following a fire early Thursday morning.

According to the coroner, Margie Diane Nelms was found inside the home located just outside of Bamberg on Charleston-Augusta Road around 5:00 a.m.

Officials from the Bamberg Fire Department say when they arrived at the scene, the home was engulfed in flames.

Nelms' body has been sent to Charleston for an autopsy to confirm a cause of death.

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