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House fire kills 2 in Burke County

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A house fire killed two people in Burke County late Saturday.

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Quantovian Adams, 19, and his uncle George Powell, 65, died when their home at 272 South College St. in Vidette, Ga., was destroyed by fire, according to a statement from Insurance and Safe­ty Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens.

Authorities were notified of the blaze about 8:20 p.m. Burke County Fire and Res­cue, the Burke County Sher­iff’s Office and Hudgens’ fire investigation unit are looking into the blaze.


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