Fatal Rossville house fire erupted Monday morning
A residential structure fire occurred on Shearer Drive in Rossville this morning starting at about 6:15 am. The fire resulted in the death of one resident, an elderly female. Three other residents were transported to area medical facilities for treatment of injuries from the fire and smoke inhalation. Fire units from Rossville Fire Department, Walker County Fire Rescue, Catoosa County Fire Department, and Georgia Department of Corrections Fire Department responded to extinguish the fire. There was extensive damage to the structure and some minor damage to an adjacent home. The cause of the fire is currently being investigated by the State Fire Marshall’s Office.