Irmo, SC (Paul Kirby) - Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the name of the man who Irmo firefighters pulled from a house fire Thursday morning. The fire happened just after 3:00 a.m. in the 1400 block of Waterwood Drive in Irmo.
According to the coroner, Joel Edward Ferris, 69, a long-time employee of SCE&G at the V.C. Summer Station, was pronounced dead at the scene. Another occupant of the residence was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
An investigation by the Irmo Police Department is ongoing.