IRMO, SC (WACH) – A man who died during a house fire in Irmo Thursday morning has been identified, according to the Lexington County Coroner’s Office.
According to Coroner Margaret Fisher, Joel Edward Ferris, 69, died in the home. Another person managed to get out of the burning home and was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the coroner.
The cause of death hasn’t been determined.
The fire happened at a home in the 1400 block of Waterwood Drive. around 3 a.m. Thursday.
Irmo Police continue to investigate the incident.