A 40-year-old Augusta man died this morning in a house fire on Wrightsboro Road.
Firefighters were called to the 3700 block of Wrightsboro Road around 12:45 a.m. where they found the residence in flames.
Jimmy Edward Smith was discovered inside. He was pronounced dead at 1:29 a.m., according to Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen.
Smith is being transported to the GBI Crime Lab in Augusta for an autopsy.