Man killed in house fire identified

BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) - Investigators say 41-year-old Joe Pryor was killed in a house fire on 44 Sea Crest Lane on Saturday, Feb. 12.

Burton Fire and rescue crews tried to get inside the home, but the flames and smoke were too strong.

It took firefighters nearly two hours to put the fire out because there are no hydrants or water supplies in the area. Burton fire also called for additional firefighters from the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort to assist.

South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating.

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