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May 3, 2022

Moncks Corner, SC – One Found Dead in House Fire on US-52

Moncks Corner, SC (May 3, 2022) – A person was found dead following a house fire in Moncks Corner on Monday morning, May 2. The incident was reported at 4:20 a.m. near a residence on N. US-52. 

East Berkeley fire crews were called to the scene of a serious blaze. The fire took nearly 45 minutes to be put out by firefighters. One person was located inside the structure after the blaze was under control. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The identity of the deceased party has not been released at this time. An investigation into the cause of the fatal fire is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly House Fires in South Carolina

Moncks Corner, SC - One Found Dead in House Fire on US-52

Fires have a high risk of becoming extremely dangerous. In the United States, structure fires kill an average of 2,620 civilians each year, with nearly 11,220 civilians injured. Smoke inhalation and third-degree burns are two of the most common injuries caused by a serious fire. Every year, fire departments across the country receive reports of approximately 354,000 residential structure fires.

If a loved one was killed in a fire, you should file a wrongful death claim. A number of complicated rules govern these claims. One of these is who can file a claim and when a wrongful death claim in South Carolina is appropriate. When the at-fault party was the direct cause of the victim’s death, a wrongful death lawsuit is an option. A representative of the deceased should file a claim and attempt to prove the defendant’s negligence with the help of a Moncks Corner personal injury lawyer.

Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is committed to fully compensating families who have lost a loved one as a result of another’s negligence or wrongdoing. Regardless of the nature of your claim, a Moncks Corner personal injury lawyer will walk you through the entire legal process. After a fatal house fire, our attorneys want to help grieving families get the compensation they deserve while also holding the responsible party accountable.

Call a wrongful death lawyer in Moncks Corner at 888-688-1924 if you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident caused by someone else’s negligence.

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

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