Man dies after fire in Holly Hill

Tools

HOLLY HILL, S.C. (AP) — A Holly Hill man has died after a fire at a mobile home in Orangeburg County.

Chief Deputy Coroner Sean Fogle says the victim in Tuesday's fire was 64-year-old Curley Snell. Fogle told The Times & Democrat of Orangeburg (http://bit.ly/WLjyVt) an autopsy was planned in Newberry on Wednesday to determine the cause of death.

Holly Hill Fire Chief Walter Kinsey says Snell was pronounced dead at the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg.

Kinsey says the electrical fire has been ruled an accident.

Geraldine Grant says her brother had been living with her for the past two and a half years. Grant said she left home around 9 a.m. Tuesday to run an errand.

Kinsey says firefighters found Snell on the floor in one of the bedrooms.

___

Information from: The Times & Democrat, http://www.timesanddemocrat.com

Add a comment

Name:

Comment: 1000 Characters Left

ABC Columbia and its affiliated companies are not responsible for the content of comments posted or for anything arising out of use of the above comments or other interaction among the users. We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit user-generated content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum.

Columbia
Current: 45°
Partly Cloudy
High: 63°
Low: 35°
Wind: 3 MPH
Pressure: 30.10
Humidity: 80 %

What's on WOLOTV Full Schedule