The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office were on the scene of a fire that occurred in a camper off of Alljoy Road in Bluffton on Monday afternoon, January 28.
Just after 12:00 noon, emergency personnel responded to a fire in the area of 83 Alljoy Road. It was reported that a camper was on fire and that a person was still believed to be inside. The camper was parked behind a home and had been occupied by a person related to the homeowner.
After gaining control of the fire, a body was located inside of the camper. The body is that of a man, however, identification is pending further investigation and autopsy.
The fire was reported by the homeowner who was alerted by a neighbor. The cause/source of the fire has not yet been determined.
Investigators from the SC State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) also responding to assist in this investigation (due to the fatality involved with the fire). Additional information will be published as it is released.
Source: Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office press release.