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Authorities working fatal structure fire in Chattahoochee

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Published: Apr. 3, 2021 at 7:14 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Crews spent Saturday working a fatal structure fire within Chattahoochee city limits, according to a Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson.

The property is on Pine Street, according to Lt. Anglie Holmes, who noted Chattahoochee Police were on scene and leading the investigation.

The call about the fire came into Chattahoochee PD around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, according to Chief Deric Mordica. The house was fully engulfed in flames, and a body was found inside while firefighters were putting the fire out, Mordica says.

Mordica says the victim has not been officially identified via medical or dental records as of Monday morning. The State Fire Marshal is handling the investigation into the cause of the fire, according to Mordica.

The following agencies helped the Chattahoochee Fire Department at the scene:

  • Sycamore Fire Department
  • Mt. Pleasant Fire Department
  • Greensboro Fire Department
  • Gadsden County Emergency Medical Services

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