April 17, 2022–12:11 p.m.
Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader has confirmed the identity of a Lyerly man who lost his life in a house fire off of Highway 114 on Thursday evening.
The victim has been identified as sixty-eight-year-old Danny Ray Millican.
Sheriff Schrader said that deputies, firefighters, and Redmond EMS were dispatched to Millican’s residence around 7:35 PM Thursday.
The sheriff says that public safety personnel made every effort to rescue Millican, but were unable to do so.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.