ADAIRSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - The fire chief in Bartow County, northwest of Atlanta, says at least one person has been killed by storms that roared across the area.
Fire Chief Craig Millsap said authorities confirmed the death of the person, whose body was found in the storm damage.
The fire chief did not have further details on the circumstances. Millsap said the person died in Adairsville, which was hart-hit by the storms.
Georgia Power said 8,540 customers were without power in the wake of the storms -- with 6,800 of them in northwest Georgia -- as of 1 p.m.
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