One dead after fire at Augusta home

One person is dead after an early morning fire in Augusta, according to authorities.


The Augusta Fire Department responded to the call at 2:24 a.m. in the 100 block of 2nd Street, Coroner Mark Bowen said in a news release.

After battling the blaze, firefighters found the body, burned beyond reconition, inside of the home.

Bowen pronounced the person deceased at 5:40 a.m.

The body will be sent to the GBI Crime Lab for an autopsy and identification.

The investigation is ongoing.



Fri, 02/23/2018 - 19:39

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