Aiken County house fire claims two lives


AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – An early morning fire at a home on Alex Johnson Drive in Aiken claimed the lives of two people on Friday.

The Couchton Fire Department along with Aiken County deputies responded to the residence just before 7:30 a.m.

Upon arrival, they found the home fully engulfed in flames.

Neighbors told officials on scene that there were two people inside of the home.

After putting the fire out, crews discovered the bodies of two people. The Coroner’s Office is working to identify the bodies.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.

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