UPDATE: Woman dies in house fire in Dade County

WILDWOOD, Ga. (WDEF) — The Georgia Insurance and Safety Commissioner Ralph Hudgens’ Office has released new information on the fatal fire in Dade County on Saturday.

Hudgens’ office identified the woman killed in the blaze as 89-year-old Virginia Webb.

The fire was reported around 5:30 p.m. off Highway 299.

State fire investigators say the cause of the fire appears to electrical and report there was nothing suspicious about the fire.

In a press release, Hudgens said, “My investigator found no signs of a working smoke alarm inside the home.”

The  Georgia Department of Insurance and Safety says Webb’s death is Georgia’s 86th fire related death this year.


WILDWOOD, Ga. (WDEF) — The Dade County coroner and dispatch confirmed that an 89-year-old woman was killed in a fire in Dade County on Saturday.

According to the Dade County Sheriff’s Office, the fire was at the Templeton Trailer Park on Highway 299 in Wildwood.

The Dade County Sheriff’s Office also says that another resident suffered second degree burns in the fire and was taken to a local hospital.

The Sheriff’s Office says the fire does not appear to be suspicious, but the investigation is still ongoing.


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