Man, 51, Girl, 12, Die in Rossville House Fire

  • Saturday, October 6, 2018

A 51-year-old man and 12-year-old girl died in a Rossville house fire early Saturday morning.  

The fire was reported at 1:15 a.m. at 306 Dry Valley Road.

When first responders arrived, they found the home already 80 percent involved. The bodies of the girl and man were found inside.

Fire investigators believe both victims died before firefighters arrived. Investigators also did not find any working smoke alarms inside the home.

The bodies of the two victims have been sent to the GBI crime lab for autopsy. Their names are not being released at this time.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.


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