Carl Peterson, a Vietnam veteran, died. His wife and sister-in-law were airlifted to hospitals in Spartanburg and Winston-Salem.
Authorities are still investigating what caused the fire. Officials said the house was still on fire when firefighters arrived. They reportedly cut into a bedroom window to pull out one of the victims.
“I got up this morning and I saw the flames. God, it was so surreal,” said Rodney Berry, Carl Peterson’s cousin. “He was just a great man, served in the military. He did his thing and he did it unconditionally.”
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