Five dead in house fire in suburban Atlanta

By REUTERS
April 27, 2013 17:11

ATLANTA - A mother and four children died in a suburban Atlanta house fire early Saturday, police said.

Before she died in the blaze, the 28-year-old mother was able to wake her 11-year old daughter, who escaped the home and was the only survivor, according to a statement by the Newnan, Georgia, police department.The mother's 5-year-old daughter died in the fire as did three other children between the ages of 1 and 3, who were spending the night at the house, police said.

Investigators determined the fire was accidental and caused by an electrical fault, the police statement said.


Related Content

Breaking news
August 19, 2019
At least 10 dead after fuel truck collision in western Uganda

By REUTERS

Cookie Settings