“Our firefighters faced a real challenge in conducting this search and worked hard to pull the victims from the home,” Dakin said. “They did everything possible to give the victims a chance. The loss of life is tragic and we are praying for the families that lost loved ones.”
Investigators believe the fire began in the bedroom where the two bodies were found, King’s office said in an emailed statement. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
They were the 83rd and 84th fire fatalities in Georgia this year.