House fire claims the lives of two people in aiken county


Aiken, Sc. (WJBF)-

Around 7:20am this morning the Aiken County Sheriff’s office along with the Couchton fire department responded to a deadly fire at 72 Alex Johnson Drive in Aiken.

When they arrived the house was in flames. Neighbors informed deputies that there were two people trapped inside of the home.

Two hours later fire crews located two deceased people. The forensics team as well as the Aiken County Coroner also assisted in the investigation.

Caption Eric Abdullah said the cause of the fire is still unknown at this time.


“The Coroner’s office is going to be handling the identification and the cause and manner of death whereas the sheriff’s office is going to try and determine the origin and cause of the fire.” Abdullah said.

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