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1 dead, 2 injured after house fire in Berrien county

BERRIEN CO., GA (WALB) -  Nashville Firefighters responded to a fatal house fire last night on Georgia Highway 76 in Berrien County.

The fire broke out before 11:00 p.m. at 101 Roberts Street in Nashville, Ga. 

69-year-old Johnny Edward Holton was killed in the fire.  19-year-old William Bohanan and 10-year-old Dakota Garvette were both flown by helicopter to Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida with burns to their arms and hands. 


The Fire Commissioner's Office says the fire started in the family room near an electric space heater. The exact cause of the fire remains under investigation. The Nashville Fire Department is also working with the Fire Commissioner's Office on the case. 


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