West Columbia fire victim identified
Jan 13, 2011 1:37:00 PM - thestate.com
Authorities have confirmed the identity of a woman who died in a house fire in West Columbia.
Lexington County Coroner Harry Harman said today the victim was 21-year-old Kayla Andrews. Harman says preliminary autopsy results indicate Andrews died from burns and carbon monoxide poisoning.
Investigators say the fire started around noon Wednesday at the Burnham Street home.
Firefighters got two women out of the home. The victim’s mother was taken to a burn center in Augusta, Ga., for treatment.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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