Elderly Man Killed In Fairfield Co. House Fire

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Department and SLED are investigating a residential fire that claimed the life of an elderly man Saturday morning.

The fire happened around 9:00am at 1520 Hwy. 215 North in Blair, SC.

Coroner Chris Hill said the body of George E. Kennerly, 74, was discovered in the burnt remains of his residence.

The cause of the fire has not been determined at this time. An autopsy is scheduled for
Monday morning to determine cause of death.

This incident remains under investigation by the Fairfield County Coroner’s Office and the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office.

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