A Williston man has died after a fire occurred at his home Thursday morning.
The body of Dean Scarbeary was found in his bedroom upstairs in the two-story structure by firefighters working to put out the blaze, according to Barnwell County Coroner Lloyd Ward.
Williston Fire Chief Milton Widener said they received the call at about 7:11 a.m. The case is still under investigation, but Widener said it’s not suspected to be a suspicious fire, and they believe it started in the kitchen around the stove.
Elko and Long Branch Fire Departments also responded to the scene.
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