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Smoke pours from Beaufort home after fire

The Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department extinguished a house fire on Rodgers Drive in Beaufort on Sunday night. The family fled the home after they could not extinguish the blaze, which started in a bedroom around 7 p.m., according to the Fire Chief Reece Bertholf.

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Suspect in shooting death of former Hardeeville fire chief attends bond hearing

Devon Dunham, the man accused in the Aug. 10 shooting death of a 77-year-old former fire chief in Hardeeville, remains locked up after waiving his right to bond during a hearing Friday in Jasper County, according to a news release from the 14th Circuit Solicitor’s Office. He is accused charged with murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and possession of a firearm by a felon in the killing of Ernest Martin Stevens.

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Smoke pours from Beaufort home after fire

The Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department extinguished a house fire on Rodgers Drive in Beaufort on Sunday night. The family fled the home after they could not extinguish the blaze, which started in a bedroom around 7 p.m., according to the Fire Chief Reece Bertholf.
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