Investigation underway after Edgefield fire claims two lives


Edgefield, S.C. (WJBF) – An investigation is underway in Edgefield County after a fire that a mother and her 8-year-old child.

It happened just after 12:30 Saturday morning at home on Community Road in North Augusta.

The coroner says 45-year-old Dorian Lambert and 8-year-old Azairah Etheridge both died of smoke inhalation.

No word on how the fire started but it’s believed it was accidental.

The state has been brought in to investigate.

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