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      Easter fire in Garden City claims second life

      Easter fire in Garden City claims second life


      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.

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