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Coroner identifies man dead from smoke inhalation after entering burning home to retrieve phone

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The coroner said one man died in a fire at this home on Berry Lane (FOX Carolina/ August 11, 2017) The coroner said one man died in a fire at this home on Berry Lane (FOX Carolina/ August 11, 2017)
The coroner said one man died in a fire at this home on Berry Lane (FOX Carolina/ August 11, 2017) The coroner said one man died in a fire at this home on Berry Lane (FOX Carolina/ August 11, 2017)
The coroner said one man died in a fire at this home on Berry Lane (FOX Carolina/ August 11, 2017) The coroner said one man died in a fire at this home on Berry Lane (FOX Carolina/ August 11, 2017)
Berry Lane fire scene (FOX Carolina/ Aug 11, 2017) Berry Lane fire scene (FOX Carolina/ Aug 11, 2017)
ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

An investigation is underway after a man died in a house fire early Friday morning in Anderson County, according to the coroner's office.

Deputy Coroner Charlie Boseman said the victim was a 22-year-old man.

The fire broke out at the mobile home on Berry Lane around 3 a.m. The Homeland Park Fire Department was called in to fight the fire.

Boseman said the man and two females were in the house when the fire broke out. All three made it out safely but Boseman said the man went back inside to retrieve his phone and did not come back out.

There is no word on what sparked the fire.

Anderson County Coroner Charlie Boseman identified the victim as Patrick Cain Chitwood. Boseman said Chitwood died from smoke inhalation.

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