Lisa Smith Obituary, Death – The Cherokee County Coroner’s Office has officially identified a woman who tragically lost her life in a house fire. Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler has confirmed the woman’s identity as Lisa Denise Smith, aged 59, hailing from Greenville. Fowler reported that she was declared deceased at the location.
“Smith was unfortunately trapped inside the residence at 133 Erika Lane in Gaffney at approximately 7:15 a.m. Firefighters from the Goucher-White Plains Fire Department discovered her in the home’s hallway shortly after their arrival. Despite their efforts to revive her, she could not be saved and was pronounced dead at the scene. Two males who were also present in the house were able to escape. One of them was transported by air to the Augusta Burns Center for treatment of injuries sustained during the fire,” Fowler conveyed.
The Goucher-White Plains Fire Department was summoned to a residence on Erika Lane around 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday, as reported by Fire Chief Jimmy Lamb. Regrettably, one individual was discovered deceased within the home, while another person was subsequently airlifted to the Augusta burn center.
Fowler reasserted that “the victim was found in the hallway of the home by firefighters from the Goucher-White Plains Fire Department moments after their arrival. Despite efforts to resuscitate, she was pronounced dead at the scene. Two males who were also in the house managed to escape. One was airlifted to the Augusta Burns Center for treatment,” as outlined in an email release.