UPDATE: One person dead after house fire in Richmond County


 AUGUSTA, Ga. – One person is dead after an early morning house fire.

It happened shortly after 6:00 a.m. on Travis Pine Drive.

Firefighters found the body of 20- year old Gary Nelson Durham inside the residence.

Firefighters moved the victim outside where he was pronounced dead by the Richmond County coroner.

Durham’s body will be sent to the GBI – Atlanta Lab for an autopsy.

Durham was the only person in the home at the time.

This house fire is still under investigation so there is no word right now on what caused the fire.

WJBF NewsChannel 6 will continue to keep you updated.

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