December 8, 2020–8:27 a.m.
An elderly woman died in a mobile home fire Sunday. According to a press release from the Bartow County Fire Department, crews were dispatched to 28 Pompano Lane Sunday around 5:30 a.m. Engine four arrived on scene to find a single wide mobile home fully involved. A resident on scene advised there was a woman inside the structure. Crews extinguished the fire and searched the home to find the remains of an 84-year-old woman. The fire victim was turned over to the Bartow County Coroner’s office for investigation and notification of family
One male resident on scene was transported by Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service for minor smoke inhalation along with other medical related issues. The Bartow County Fire Marshall was called to the scene and is coordinating with the Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s office on the investigation into the cause of the fire. Crews remained on scene to extinguish hot spots and assist with the fire investigation until approximately 10:30 a.m. Sunday.