UPDATE: Two women die in mobile home fire, a third is life flighted to Grady

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WHITE COUNTY, Ga. — A Sunday morning fire at 125 Autunmwood Way claimed the life of two White County residents and another was life flighted from the scene to Grady Burn Center in Atlanta.

White County Coroner Rick Barrett has identified the deceased as Lisa Dodson, 53, and Hazel Dodson, 88, both of Cleveland.

White County Public Safety Director David Murphy said a caller to 911 reported a mobile home fire at 2:49 a.m. The caller said residents were trapped inside and they were attempting a rescue.

Sheriff’s Office personnel arrived on scene and assisted the caller and victims involved in the fire. White County stations 4, 5, 2 and Cleveland Fire were dispatched with EMS to the scene. Firefighters arrived on scene to find fire in the middle portion of the mobile home.  Firefighters with assistance from the Sheriff’s Office initiated an attack on the fire.

Hall County Fire Services and Lee Arrendale Fire Brigade provided mutual aid during the event.

The fire is under investigation by the Georgia State Fire Marshalls Office and the White County Sheriff’s Office.  Names of the victims are be withheld until notification of family can be completed.



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