DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Two people are dead after a house fire early Christmas morning.
DeKalb County Fire and Rescue said at 3:15 a.m., crews arrived to a house fire at 2835 Thompson Circle. A resident stated that there were two people inside.
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Crews said they got inside of the home and found a disabled boy. The boy’s father was later found dead in the home.
DCFR said the son was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.
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The cause of the fire is unknown.
The American Red Cross assisted a total of six people. DCFR did not say if the assisted people were injured in the fire.
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