Thursday, March 22, 2018

Man Killed In Fatal Decatur County Fire

PARSONS, TN-  Decatur Couty officials say an elderly man died in a fatal house fire Wednesday night.
Firefighters responded to a call of a house fire on Walter Garret Road just outside of Parsons on Wednesday night at approximately 10:30 p.m.

Decatur County Fire Chief Johnny Maness says that when crews arrived the home was fully engulfed.
Courtesy of Baker Family

Maness told WOPC HD News that John H .Baker, 80, was killed the fire.

A grandchild of Baker was present in the home along with a great-grandchild and according to family, they were able to get out safely.

Crews were able to locate Baker's body after the fire was extinguished.

This is a developing story