Woman’s body found after house fire in Haralson County; 2 young kids rescued

A woman believed to be in her early 20s was found dead inside a burning home in Haralson County on Thursday morning, authorities said.

Around 6:10 a.m., Haralson County firefighters responded to a house fire on Gillette Road near Tallapoosa, Fire Chief Brian Walker told Channel 2 Action News.

Two adults, a 5-month-old and a 4-year-old were also trapped in the home and were able to escape before firefighters arrived, Walker said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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