Victim identified in fatal Valdosta fire

Victim identified in fatal Valdosta fire

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Firefighters confirmed the identity of the victim in a fatal fire that broke out Tuesday morning.

Officials said 47-year-old Tyricia Tooley was found dead inside the home after the fire was extinguished.

First responders arrived at the home a little after 7 a.m.

Firefighters said they believe the cause of the fire was likely accidental, involving heating or cooking.

The fire was the second of two that resulted in fatalities in Valdosta this week.

Another resident was found dead after a fire Tuesday morning on Perry Lane Monday.

The victim's name from that fire has not been released, and the cause is still under investigation.

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