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Crews find person dead inside house fire

Published: Jul. 31, 2021 at 3:11 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 31, 2021 at 6:28 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Firefighters with the Mount Pleasant Fire Department found a person dead inside a house fire early Saturday morning, according to Captain Matthew Tidwell.

Crews responded to the structure fire on Detyens Road at about 7:30 a.m. and found a single family home up in flames.

Tidwell said crews discovered a person who was trapped inside had died.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department and the Charleston County Coroner’s Office are also involved in the investigation.

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