Fire takes lives of Monroe County elderly couple

FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A fatal fire in Monroe County took the lives of an elderly couple.

According to a Monroe County Emergency Services Facebook post, before midnight Saturday, fire fighters responded to a call about a house fire near Strickland Loop. The post says a neighbor called 911.

Fire fighters say when they arrived, the house was completely engulfed in flames – including the grass and cars surrounding the home.

The post confirmed an elderly couple lived at the home – 91-year-old Virginia Adair and 87-year-old Morris Adair.

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