Shed Fire Causes Two Fatalities in McIntosh County, Georgia
MCINTOSH COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report published by wtoc.com, a shed fire caused two fatalities in McIntosh County, Georgia. The news report further indicates that two people were also injured in the fire, the cause of which is still under investigation by state and local authorities. Little information about the circumstances of the fire has been reported at the current time.*
The fire broke out in the afternoon at a location on Dallas Bluff Road in McIntosh County. The Darien Police Department and WTOC report that around 2 p.m., emergency crews were called to the scene of a fire burning at a shed. It is not clear if the shed was standing on its own or was near to a residence. The exact location of the fire was not reported in the news story.
McIntosh County firefighters said that the fire began with an explosion. They did not provide any information about what might have caused the explosion or what the source of the explosion might have been.
WTOC reports that two people were tragically killed in the incident. These two people were not identified in the report.
WTOC also reports that two other people were injured and flown to a hospital in Gainesville by way of a medical helicopter. The seriousness of their injuries and their current conditions are not known. These two people were also not identified in the news story.
The McIntosh Fire Department, McIntosh County Sheriff’s Office, and Darien Police Department responded to the scene. Investigation by local agencies is ongoing, as is an investigation by the Georgia Fire Marshal’s Office. No further information about the fire or the victims of the fire had been released by investigating officials at the time that the WTOC report was published online.
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