LaFayette Police Officers Credited with Saving Man From Fire

LaFayette, GA (WDEF) Two local police officers may have saved a man’s life overnight.

It happened at a house fire in LaFayette, Georgia after midnight.

The Walker County Messenger reports that two LaFayette police officers discovered the fire at a home on North Cherokee and Simmons streets.

Corporal Nicholas Terry saw a broken front window and flames inside.

He tried to alert the resident and put it out with a fire extinguisher, but could not get inside.

Patrol Officer Dusty Coker arrived and helped break into the back of the house.

They rescued 47-year old Jeffrey Scott Harris.

He was taken to the hospital.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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