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Myrtle man and dogs die in house fire

Myrtle man and dogs die in house fire

Posted: Fri Feb 09 17:18:46 PST 2018
Updated: Fri Feb 09 17:18:47 PST 2018

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now onto a story we continue to follow out of union county. a man and his dogs lost their lives in a house fire this morning. that man has not yet been identified.. wtvas symone woolridge has been following this story she joins us live with the latest. a sad story.. for all involved. a man who lost his life.. a dog without his family.. and a neighbor left with images he will never forget. ." "flames came out of the windows and it was so intensely heated."michael clark owns this property and says he was woken up by his daughter just before midnight.. "the whole time they were looking for him i was like, i know that guy is in there." (tight)he says a man had been living there for several months. so when his family hurt popping noises he rushed outside.. "the heat was just unbearable and there was nothing i could do to get him out." "i'll think about it for a long time.""after they got it out.. they discovered someone was in the home."police say authorities found the man dead on the scene. .myrtle residents who i spoke with said he was a sweet man.. and one who stayed to himself..standup.. " neighbors say the man had at least 7 dogs that lived in this home.. the owner of this property told me the man was holding one of those dogs in his arms before he passed.""i think he was trying to save his dogs"one of those dogs still sit on the property.. authorities are checking for foul play.. and investigating just how the fire could've started.."looks like it's from some type of space heater" meanwhile.. the owner who tried to save his life.. says this will be something he will never forget."god be with him because he's in a better place now." the union county coroner says mans body will be sent to pearl some time this weekend for identification.we will continue to bring you the very latest. reporting live sw wtva 9 news. not much is known at
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