Sunday, January 21, 2018

Lawrence County House Fire Claims Life

LAWRENCE COUNTY- Lawrence County officials say a man has been found dead as a result of an early morning house fire. Investigators looking into fatal Lawrence County house fire on Ethridge Red Hill road.

This morning, Ethridge Fire Department was dispatched to the 1000 block of Ethridge Red Hill Road to a residential fire.

When crews arrived the home was fully engulfed in flames. The resident of the home, Connis Ray Blake (50), was believed to still be in the home.

After the fire was controlled and firefighters could safely make entry, they found Blake's body inside the structure.

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, States Bomb and Arson Division, and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are currently on scene. 

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