A 63-year-old Missouri man died Sept. 9 after an early morning fire in Palmetto Dunes. Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue said three occupants of the home at 1 Dinghy Lane evacuated before Fire Rescue arrived, one was rescued from the second floor and another occupant was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.
The man was found deceased upon the initial search of the home. The damage to the home was extensive.
S.C. Law Enforcement Division is conducting the fire investigation in conjunction with Beaufort County Sherriff’s Office and Fire Rescue.