- Associated Press - Friday, January 13, 2017

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) - Officials say two women have died in a fire in Sumter County.

Local media outlets report firefighters were called to a home around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the flames and found the bodies.

A Sumter County spokeswoman says the victims were sisters, ages 88 and 82. Their names have not been released.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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