Woman identified in Lancaster County house fire


LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. — The woman who died in a Lancaster County house fire in the Antioch Community on Friday has been identified as 54-year-old Debra Scott.

The Lancaster County Coroner said the fire broke out around 5:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Adams Lane.

The Antioch Fire Department and volunteers from Lancaster County Fire Department responded to the fire and were able to control it in a reasonable amount of time. Officials say the house was completely destroyed. 

Crews believe lightning struck a tree, which sparked the fire.

Officials are still investigating Scott’s exact cause of death. Her autopsy will be conducted on Sunday.



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