A Conway Firefighter has died in the Line of Duty after responding to a house fire Sunday afternoon on Hickory Circle. Officials say the firefighter was struck by a fire engine, resulting in the death.
Christopher Gene Ray was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Chief Hendrick.
Conway Fire and Horry County Fire Rescue crews both responded to the fire. Lt. Brian Van Aernem with Horry County Rescue confirmed serious injuries at that time. The Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner later confirmed one firefighter death.