JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - A male teenager was killed during a home fire on John's Island Saturday morning, according to Fire Marshal Battalion Chief Ryan Kunitzer.
Lupe Zamudio, 12, died at MUSC Saturday after a fire at his residence, according to Sheila Williams with the Charleston County Coroner's Office.
At approximately 11:32 a.m., units with the St. John's Fire District, Charleston Fire Department, St. Andrews Fire Department, Charleston County Sheriffs Office, and Charleston County EMS responded to a structure fire on Grimshaw Road.
When units arrived, heavy fire and smoke was venting from the front of a single story mobile home structure.
Fire personnel began an interior attack on the fire and began a primary search of the structure.
Firefighters located Zamudio in a rear bedroom and rapidly brought him out of the structure, Kunitzer said.
EMS transported the victim to a local hospital where he died.
The St. John's Fire Marshal Division and Charleston County Sheriffs Office is investigating the fire.
This is a developing story. Check back for details.