ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a residential structure fire in Milan has caused one fatality.

At approximately 11:00 p.m. on December 7th, our office was requested by the Milan Fire Department to respond to a fire on Lonnie Burns Road in Dodge County.

“The victim was recovered in a front room of the structure by our Fire Investigations Unit and was sent to the GBI Crime Lab for positive identification,” said Commissioner King. “Investigators determined the fire originated in the same room the victim was found in; however, the source of ignition remains undetermined at this time.

Our office assisted the Milan Fire Department and Dodge County Sheriff’s Office with this case.


The mission of the Office Commissioner of Insurance and Safety Fire 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.


Bryce Rawson