UPDATE: One dead, another injured after house fire in East Macon

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

MACON, Georgia(41NBC/WMGT)- One person is dead and another is injured after a house fire. The Macon-Bibb Fire Department responded to the call on Magnolia Drive around 1:30 Monday morning, where the front porch of the home was on fire.

According to Interim Fire Chief Shane Edwards, people nearby alerted them there were people inside. A search and rescue began, where two victims were found inside.

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones, says 67-year-old Etheridge Cecel died at the scene. Another person inside the home, 64-year-old Kenneth Hall, was transported to Atrium Health Navicent. Jones says Hall is now at the Burn Center in Augusta.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.





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