Man pulled from Atlanta house fire dies at hospital after being severely burned, family confirms

ATLANTA — Crews are investigating a deadly fire in northwest Atlanta.

Atlanta fire officials said on Thursday, just before 4:30 a.m., crews received reports of a fire at a house on Morehouse Drive NW.

When crews arrived, they were met by a woman who was screaming and saying that a man was still inside the home.

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According to the investigation, firefighters quickly entered the house and found the 65-year-old man who was unconscious in a bathroom with second and third-degree burns to his legs.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not been released.


No other injuries have been reported.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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