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Windsor Green fire victims in Carolina Forest reach $10M settlement – Florence, South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina 2021-09-16 17:35:09 –

Horry County, South Carolina (WBTW) – A fatal fire in 2018 at the Windsor Green Condo in Carolina Forest has reached a $ 10 million settlement with the complex for 13 people.

Several people were injured in the fire, which also caused serious property damage. Some had to jump off the balcony on the third floor to escape the fire.

Victims alleged that the associated homeowner was unable to equip the condominium with adequate fire protection after the 2013 fire destroyed more than 20 buildings. The settlement announced by lawyer Morgan & Morgan on Thursday was Windsor Green Owners Association, Inc. And with Benchmark / CAMS, LLC.

According to coroners, Faye Yarborough, 68, died in a fire. Investigators said witnesses tried to rescue Yarborough by breaking open the door with a screwdriver.

Investigators found most of the damage in the bedroom in the back where Yarborough was found. According to investigators, there was improperly discarded smoking material in the house and a trash can full of paper and cigarette butts in the living room.

According to the document, the Horry County Fire Rescue Investigators determined that the cause of the fire could not be determined, but could not rule out improperly discarded smoking material.

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