Lisa Smith Obituary, Death – The woman whose body was discovered inside a burning home has been positively identified by the Cherokee County Coroner’s Office. The woman has been identified as Lisa Denise Smith, who was 59 years old and from Greenville. This information was provided by Dennis Fowler, the coroner for Cherokee County.
According to Fowler, a medical examiner came to the scene and pronounced her deceased. Around 7:15 in the morning, Smith was unable to escape the engulfing blaze inside the home located at 133 Erika Lane in Gaffney. She was discovered by firefighters from the Goucher-White Plains Fire Department just moments after they arrived at the residence.
They discovered her in the hallway of the home. She was pronounced dead at the spot, despite the fact that emergency medical personnel attempted to resuscitate her. Two males who were also present in the residence were successful in evacuating it. Fowler reported that one person required transportation by helicopter to the Augusta Burns Center for treatment of burns received as a result of the fire.
According to the Goucher-White Plains Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched to a residence located on Erika Lane at approximately 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday. According to Fire Chief Jimmy Lamb, one person was found dead inside the home, and another person was taken by helicopter to the burn center in Augusta. “Firefighters from the Goucher-White Plains Fire Department found the victim in the hallway of the home mere moments after their arrival.
Fowler stated in an email release after the incident. “The incident is under investigation.” She was pronounced dead at the site, despite the fact that emergency medical personnel attempted to revive her. Two males who were also present in the residence were successful in evacuating it. Fowler added that one of the patients was transported to the Augusta Burns Center for treatment.