Woman, 80, Dies In House Fire In Rhea County

Saturday, January 31, 2015
- photo by Brent McDonald (See video on NewsChannel 9)

Rhea County Fire Department officials said one person died in an early-morning house fire on Saturday.

The victim was 80-year-old Joyce Burnett, who apparently died of smoke inhalation.

She lived alone at the brick residence on Fisher Road.

The call came at about 6:30 a.m.

State arson investigators went to the scene.

- Photo2 by Brent McDonald (See video on NewsChannel 9)

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