Child dies in early morning house fire in Darlington County


HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – A child has died in a residential fire in Darlington County, according to a press release from the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were dispatched to a residential fire in the 700 block of Railroad Avenue in the Hartsville area of Darlington County 12:00 a.m. Monday.

The Hartsville Fire Department and the Darlington County Fire District responded as well. Fire Department crews recovered a one- year- old child from the residence. The child was transported to an area hospital and later died. The cause of death has not been revealed.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by Sheriff’s Investigators and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has been requested to assist.

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