Easter fire in Garden City claims second life
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:12:19 GMT —
GARDEN CITY, S.C. (AP) -- An Easter morning fire on the South Carolina coast has claimed a second life.
Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler says 46-year-old Joel Lamb of Timmonsville died Monday from injuries after he jumped from the three-story burning house in Garden City attempting to escape.
Lamb's 38-year-old wife, Melissa, died at the scene of the fire that occurred about 4 a.m. on Easter morning.
Another adult and three children remain hospitalized with injuries suffered in the fire.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.