1 person dead after being trapped in burning Atlanta home, officials confirm

ATLANTA — At least one person is dead after a home caught fire on Friday night.

Atlanta firefighters were called to a home on Carter Ave. SE around 9:45 p.m. to reports of a person trapped inside the home.

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When they arrived, fire crews found heavy fire coming out of the back of the home and heavy smoke coming out of the home from all sides, Assistant Fire Chief Greg Gray.

Fire officials have confirmed that one person died from their injuries. The victim’s identity has not been released.


They say nine people lived in the home and eight of them were able to escape.

Fire officials have not commented on how the fire began.

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