Coroner identifies Upstate man found dead in home after fire ext - FOX Carolina 21

Coroner identifies Upstate man found dead in home after fire extinguished

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Scene of Lori Drive house fire (Nov. 3, 2017/FOX Carolina) Scene of Lori Drive house fire (Nov. 3, 2017/FOX Carolina)
SIMPSONVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Multiple agencies were on scene of a deadly house fire in Greenville County on Friday.

Firefighters from Clear Springs, Pelham-Batesville and Fountain Inn fire departments responded to the residence on Lori Drive. The Greenville County Coroner's Office was also called to the scene.

The Greenville County Sheriff's Office said they received a call regarding the fire around 2:30 p.m. and, when they arrived on scene, learned a man was inside the burning home.

The victim was pronounced dead on scene. The coroner said the victim was found deceased inside the structure upon entrance by firefighters on scene.

The victim was identified by the coroner as Michael Wayne England, 60 of Simpsonville. His official cause and manner of death are pending further investigation.

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