Coroner: Woman dies in Conway house fire, investigation underway

Published: Jan. 14, 2023 at 10:06 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 15, 2023 at 2:40 PM EST
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CONWAY, S.C. (WMBF) - One person is dead after a house fire in Conway, according to officials.

Horry County Fire Rescue said crews responded to the blaze at Claridy Road at around 6:45 p.m. Saturday.

The Conway Fire Department and the Horry County Police Department were also at the scene.

On Sunday, Horry County Deputy Coroner Patty Bellamy said 72-year-old Sylvia Thompson died of smoke inhalation as a result of the fire.

An investigation into what caused the blaze is underway.

No further details were immediately available.

Stay with WMBF News for updates.