HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Horry County Fire Rescue responded to a mobile home fire in Socastee Tuesday morning. The call came out at 6:41 a.m. to 512 Keystone Lane, and Chief John Fowler said the fire was quickly extinguished.
Horry County Coroner Tamara Willard identified the victim as 63 -year -old Janet Lynn Button- Branson, originally from Tennessee.
Horry County Fire Investigator James Cyganiewicz confirmed that once inside, firefighters found the body of a deceased person. Investigators are still working to find out what caused the fire, and the cause of the person's death has not been determined.
Family members say the home belongs to their father who has been in the hospital.
The Horry County Coroner's Office has not yet released the cause of death, but an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday. The Horry County Fire Department is still working to determine the cause of the fire.