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NEW: on fatal North Charleston house fire

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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - North Charleston firefighters are working to determine the cause of a deadly Saturday night fire.

Firefighters responded to a fire reported in a single-story home in the 4700 block of Abraham Avenue at 11:55 p.m., Assistant North Charleston Fire Chief Christian Rainey said.

The first crews on the scene reported the home was fully engulfed.

During a search of the home, crews found one person inside, and firefighters and Charleston County EMS performed life-saving care, Rainey said, but the victim died.

The fire was put out around 12:30 a.m., Rainey said.

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has not yet released the victim’s identity.

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