ANDERSON, SC – Two people were taken to the hospital after being trapped in a house fire on E. Whitner Street in Anderson Tuesday evening. Investigators say the fire started around 8:00 p.m. in the kitchen and the couple was not able to get out of a bedroom due to the fire and another exit was blocked by two by fours. Investigators took an air conditioning unit out of a window to so the two could get out of the home.
Investigators told 7 On Your Side photographer David Jolley that they don’t believe the fire is suspicious. The kitchen was heavily damaged and other parts of the home suffered heat damage.