1 killed in major fire at Albany boarding home

1 killed in major fire at Albany boarding home
Published: Sep. 30, 2022 at 12:23 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 2, 2022 at 12:16 PM EDT
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ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - One person was killed in a major fire that happened at an Albany boarding home early Friday afternoon. At least one was also injured in the blaze.

The fire happened at Tift Avenue and North Madison and there was a large emergency responder presence.

The victim that was killed was a 38-year-old woman, according to fire officials. At least one victim was taken to the hospital with injuries.

Battalion Chief Keith Ambrose told WALB News 10 that several people did live in the home.

One man told WALB that he lived in the home and that after the fire started, he started banging on doors telling people to get out.

The Albany Fire Department said it is unclear how the fire started.

This is a developing story and we are working to learn more.