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Man Killed in Candler County House Fire

Posted at 12:38 PM, Feb 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-09 12:38:00-05

METTER, Ga. (AP) — State fire officials are investigating a Candler County house fire that claimed the resident's life.

Glenn Allen, a spokesman for the state fire commissioner, says the manufactured home in Metter was destroyed by the blaze early Sunday morning.

Killed was 53-year-old Jeffrey Hagan.

Allen said an initial investigation found that the fire started in the living room area, and an exact cause remains under investigation.

Metter is about 60 miles northwest of Savannah.