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November 14, 2022

Molena, GA – Two Children Killed in Fatal House Fire on Short Cut Rd 

Molena, GA (November 14, 2022) – Two children were killed in fatal house fire that took place in a home on a roadway in Molena on Sunday morning, November 13. 

According to Pike County Sheriff’s Office responders, the incident took place in the early morning hours of Sunday. Police and fire crews first received the call around 3:25 a.m. They responded to Short Cut Road in Molena, where they found that a home was engulfed in flames. Fire crews worked for a long time to bring the fire under control and ruled that it was accidental in nature. 

Paramedics and numerous other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Two children who were inside the home at the time the fire broke out were tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. It is not known if anyone else was hurt in the accident. 

The area was blocked for an extended period of time following the incident. 

No further details have been released at this time. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the fire continues. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victims whose lives were lost in this incident. 

Fatal Fires in Georgia

Every year, fires break out in the blink of an eye throughout Georgia and beyond. These fires start in both residential and commercial areas. In just one recent year, approximately 2,620 people were killed in fatal house fires. Fire deaths tend to result from smoke inhalation and burn injuries. The loss of a loved one in a fire is never an easy thing to face, especially if you have lost a child prematurely. It may seem impossible for you and your family to move forward. If you have lost somebody you love in a fire, you should speak with an attorney who has handled these claims previously. 

The loss of a loved one can affect your life in both emotional and financial ways. You may have questions that you can only answer with the help of an attorney on your side. These include some of the following: 

  • What evidence is necessary to prove that another party is at fault for your loved one’s accident? 
  • What deadlines do you need to meet when it comes to bringing a wrongful death claim?
  • Will your case be settled or will it go all the way to trial? 

These are questions that you will be able to answer when you speak with a knowledgeable Molena wrongful death attorney

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after you have lost somebody you love in a fire. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down, leaving you to feel helpless and alone. You may find that you are eligible for compensation to cover an array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. You should never have to stand alone after a fatal accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Molena at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have as you move forward. 

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.