JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – A Summer Crest Court resident died in a house fire March 9.
Officials report neighbors calling in about the residence ablaze about 6 a.m. When fire crews arrived, the home was fully engulfed in fire, said Doug Nurse, spokesman for the Johns Creek Fire Department.
Firefighters were able to douse the blaze. The house was destroyed.
When crews searched the home, they found the as-yet-unnamed resident, as well as two dogs.
An initial investigation from firefighters suggest the fire was an accident, however they declined to elaborate. Smoke detectors in the house did not work, they said.
The name of the resident who died has not yet been released. She died in the fire along with two dogs.
Nurse said this is the second fire-related fatality in the city’s history.