LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — State police are trying to determine the cause of a fire that killed four family members and injured another person at a home in central South Carolina.
The fire was reported around 1 a.m. Tuesday in Lexington County, just west of Columbia.
Coroner Margaret Fisher said in a news release that the victims were 42-year-old Scott A. Kelly, 34-year-old Amanda G. Kelly, and two of their children, 9-year-old Elizabeth M. Kelly, 9, and 10-month-old Judah A. Kelly.
State Law Enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry said one person was flown to a burn center in Augusta, Georgia. There was no word on her condition.
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Two others escaped without injury.
Lexington County Fire Service spokesman Harrison Cahill says the home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.
Autopsies were planned Tuesday.