One person dead after early morning house fire on Cherry St. in LaGrange

One person dead after early morning house fire on Cherry St. in LaGrange

LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) - The LaGrange Fire Department is currently investigating a deadly house fire on Cherry St.

Police and firefighters responded to the fire in the 300 block of Cherry St. at approximately 12:36 a.m. on Apr. 12.

Dispatch advised firefighters that there were potentially two people inside the structure.

Due to the fully involved nature of the fire, intense heat and partial collapse, firefighters began a defensive attack.

The fire was determined to be under control at approximately 2:28 a.m.

One of the occupants made it out of the home with minor injuries and firefighters were able to locate the body of the second occupant inside the structure.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

The LaGrange Fire Department is continuing to investigate.

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