SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – Crews responded early Thursday morning to a house fire in the Enoree area of Spartanburg County.
Officials responded at about 2 a.m. to the home on Reeves Street near Parker Road.
The man who lives at the home told 7News he was asleep when he heard his dog barking and realized his house was on fire. The man said his dog saved his life.
“It blazed his whole house in less than 10 seconds. And his dog got trapped inside and now his dog has to pay the price,” family member Christy Dodgens said.
No other injuries were reported. There is no word yet on what started the fire.
Early this week, 7News reported a man’s body was found in the woods behind this house. The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office said a homicide investigation is still underway.
Neighbors report seeing investigators searching the house as recently as Wednesday.
There is no word on if these incidents are connected.
We’ll continue to update this story as more information becomes available. Check back for updates.