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      House fire claims the life of Pee Dee man

      A Dillon man has died in a fire at his home early Sunday morning , according to Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley.

      A call came into 911 just after midnight of a house fire on Mr.Daniel Drive in the Newtown community of Dillon County.

      The victim is Ronald Fernando Blue, 60, of Dillon, according to Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley.

      Grimsley says firefighters found the man's body inside the home as they were fighting the fire.

      An autopsy will be performed on his body at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center to determine an exact cause of death.

      At this time, officials don't suspect any criminal involvement in the fire.

      The Dillon County Sheriff's Office has called in the State Law Enforcement Division to help determine what caused the fire.