HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — The Horry County Coroner’s Office has identified a man killed Monday in a fire in the Loris area.
Johnny Lee Ellerbee, 62, died from smoke inhalation after the fire at his home in the 5300 block of Highway 554, Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said.
The fire burned approximately two acres, a camper and several vehicles, according to Horry County Fire Rescue, which was dispatched to the fire at 11:19 a.m.
The South Carolina Forestry Commission responded to help fight the fire, which is still being investigated by Horry County police and fire officials.
No other information was immediately available.