North Augusta man dies in mobile home fire in Edgefield County
A North Augusta man was killed in a house fire early Friday morning in Edgefield County.
Edgefield County fire crews responded around 5:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, to a structure fire at a mobile home on the 100 block of Eagle Road.
While working to put out the blaze, a body was discovered inside the residence, said Edgefield County Deputy Coroner Thurmond Burnett.
The victim was identified as 58-year-old Virgil Burckhalter, Burnett said.
An autopsy determined Burckhalter died from smoke inhalation, he said.
Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire.