One dead in house fire

UPDATE: AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Fire crews were on the scene of a deadly house fire that happened in Augusta, Ga. at 12: 39 a.m. Thursday on the 1900 block of Hopie Road.

According to the Richmond County Sherriff’s Office, there was at least one subject killed in the fire.

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen says crews were called to the scene at 12:30 a.m. and the subject was pronounced dead at 2:30 a.m.

The subject’s autopsy will be done at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, (GBI) Crime Lab and they will have to use dental records to identify the subject.


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Fire crews are on the scene of a deadly house fire in Augusta.

It broke out at 12:39 a.m. Thursday on the 1900 block of Hopie Road.

The sheriff’s office tells us at least one person was killed in the fire.

Check back for the latest on this story.

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