Fatal house fire ruled accidental

COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) - The February 22 house fire that claimed the life of 69-year-old Erell Williams has been ruled accidental.

Columbus Fire Marshal Ricky Shores tells News Leader 9 the fire, which started in a back bedroom of the Marathon Drive home, was a result of an overloaded extension cord.
Shores adds this information will now put a close to the investigation.
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