• 1 dead in fire at SC motel


    ounty officials say one person has died after an explosion and fire at a motel.

    The coroner's office was called to the Quality Inn and Suites in Greenville around 5:30 a.m. Monday. The victim's name has not been released.

    Deputy Coroner Jeff Fowler said no other injuries were reported.

    Sheriff's deputies and the Gant Fire Department were at the scene. A deputy said the fire seemed to be contained to one room.

    Guests were evacuated to the lobby.

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