One Man Dead In Woods Fire in Pelion

 (WLTX) One man is dead tonight, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s department, killed by a woods fire.

According to Major John Allard with the sheriffs department, they are investigating the death of an 80-year-old man who was burning trash near his home on Platt Springs road and Windy Wood road in Pelion and apparently became engulfed in a woods fire.

The case and manner of the man’s death as well as the circumstances fo the woods fire remain under investigation.

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