Woman dies in Lowndes County mobile home fire

news_fire_greenThe Associated Press
COLUMBUS – Authorities in Lowndes County say a woman died in a fire at a mobile home early today.
Firefighters arrived at the mobile home on Downs Road near Columbus Air Force Base around 4 a.m.
A sheriff’s investigator says the woman was trapped inside the mobile home and died.
County Coroner Greg Merchant says the victim’s identity would not be released while authorities are attempting to notify family members.
Firefighters say they believe the fire started in the kitchen but its cause remains under investigation.
The fire gutted much of the structure.

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