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Fire Chief: Victim found dead after residential fire in Greenwood

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GREENWOOD COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

On Thursday afternoon a residential fire was reported in Greenwood on Manning Road. 

According to the Greenwood Co. Fire Department the fire was contained once they arrived at the scene. 

Fire Chief Terry Strange said there were unconfirmed reports of a victim inside of the burning residence.

Upon arrival, they found one victim dead inside of the residence while extinguishing the house, said Strange.  

The victim was later identified as 76-year-old Elaine Marie Pepper by the Greenwood Co. Coroner's Office. 

Investigators are still working on the case, per deputies. 

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