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One dead following Pine Orchard house fire

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By Goose Lindsay

An early morning fire claimed one life in Pine Orchard Saturday morning.

According to Tennessee State Fire Marshal Criminal Investigator Daniel Foster, the fire occurred at 149 Tinker Road. Foster confirmed one fatality in the incident, and said the incident was still under investigation.

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office also filed a report on the incident and according to officer Logan Alley, William Jessie Pressley was inside the residence at the time of the fire.

William Pressley’s father, Gabriel Pressley reported the fire to 911.


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