Fire In Darlington County Resulted In One Death

Four others were transported to a nearby hospital to be evaluated.

On Monday, a fire in Darlington County resulted in one death.

Around 2:30a.m crews responded to Hidden Creek Road in the Pine Ridge Community off of West Old Camden Road.

As Darlington County Fire Department crews arrived, a duplex fire was raging and neighbors reported one person unaccounted for.

60-year-old, Margaret Melton, was discovered deceased after crews search the home.

Four others were transported to a nearby hospital to be evaluated.

The fire remains under investigation.

No further details have been released at this time.