DeKalb County

Man dead in house fire in Decatur, firefighters say

DECATUR — Firefighters said a man has died in a fire in Decatur.

The fire started Sunday afternoon on Knoll Drive off White’s Mill Road, firefighters said.

Crews seemed to have gotten the blaze under control Sunday evening.

The victim’s identity has not been released, but firefighters said the man was elderly.


One firefighter was evaluated for heat-related illness.

Firefighters are still investigating the cause of the blaze.

August 30th 4:50 p.m. Units responded to a house fire with reported entrapment on Knoll Dr. E26 arrived on the scene to...

Posted by Dekalb County Fire Rescue Department on Sunday, August 30, 2020