GAFFNEY, S.C. - Authorities say two people have been found dead after a house fire in Gaffney.

Firefighters were called to the scene across from Colonial Fish Camp at around 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

The Cherokee County coroner's office says a mother and daughter died in the fire. A 12-year-old boy escaped and was taken to a hospital. Details on his condition have not been released.

Authorities are still investigating what caused the fire.

The names of those killed have not been released.