Woman dead after house fire in Greer

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GREER, S.C. (WSPA) – Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office officials confirmed a woman died following a fire at a home in Greer Wednesday afternoon.

Greer City, Holly Springs and Tyger River fire departments responded to house fire in the 300 block of Apalache Street.

Tyger River Fire Deputy Chief Shawn Harter confirmed the fatality following the fire and said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Coroner Rusty Clevenger identified the woman as Sherri Penfield, 63, of Greer.

Clevenger said his office has been told that Penfield was deaf.

He said his office will perform a forensic exam to determine cause and manner of death.

The sheriff’s office, the Spartanburg County Fire Marshal’s Office and the staet LLR investigators are continuing to investigate the fire.

Photos from the scene show fire damage around the windows of the home.

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