Coroner identifies victim in fatal Summerville fire

Coroner identifies victim in fatal Summerville fire

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - The Dorchester County Coroner's office has identified the victim in a fatal Summerville fire.

Richard Simpson Moore, 45, died in a house fire Friday night, according to Coroner Paul J. Brouthers.

The Summerville Fire Department and Police Department were dispatched to a home in the 700 block of W 1st North Street, near N Main Street just after 8:30 p.m.

Moore was discovered on the second floor after the fire was contained, according to Summerville officers.

Investigators say the fire may have been caused by a burning candle.

Four people were displaced as a result of the fire, officials say.

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