Fatal House Fire Reported In Chattooga County

April 15th, 2022 – 12:00 PM

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(Via WZQZ) A person lost their life in a house fire on Ragland Road in Lyerly on Thursday evening. 

The Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office released the following statement:

“On Thursday around 7:35 pm, deputies, fire personnel, and Redmond EMS were dispatched to a residence west of Lyerly after the Chattooga County 911 Center had received a report of a structure fire.

It was learned that there was an individual inside the residence at the time the fire started.

Public Safety personnel made every effort to rescue the person located in the residence but were unable to do so.

The incident is currently under investigation.

Names and other sensitive information are withheld at this time in order for the next of kin to be notified.”

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