Two People Killed in Hiawassee Fire
ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that two individuals died in a fire at 110 Leisure Meadow Lane. State authorities responded to this fire on Friday, January 8.
“The Towns County Fire Department requested our help to investigate this fire which completely destroyed a double-wide mobile home,” said Commissioner King. “Upon arriving at the scene, authorities found one deceased male and one deceased female. One additional male escaped with minor injuries. State and local authorities will release the identities of the deceased when they become available.”
At this time, the fire is under investigation by Commissioner King’s State Fire Investigations Unit, the Towns County Sheriff’s Office, and the Towns County Fire Department. Towns County residents with helpful information on this case should call the State Fire Investigations Unit at 1-800-656-2298.
The mission of the Office of the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner is to protect Georgia families by providing access to vital insurance products and safe buildings through fair regulation that creates economic opportunities for all Georgians.