House fire claims life in Hardeeville

HARDEEVILLE, SC (WTOC) - One person was killed Friday afternoon in a house fire in Hardeville.

Hardeville firefighters were called out to home on Barker Court on a report of a fully involved structure fire. They were advised the occupants were unaccounted for.

Richard Prescott, 62, didn't make it out of the home. The other two occupants weren't home at the time. The arson team with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division called in to investigate.

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