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Wells Avenue fire victim identified

Albany fire fighters are battling a blaze in the 100 block of Wells Avenue. / Alexandria Ikomoni

One person has died after a fire Wednesday night in the 100 block of Wells Avenue in Albany.

Albany Fire Department Arson Investigator Sam Harris says that a man was found deceased in the living room.

Harris said officials were told another person was at the home, but no other remains have been found as of Wednesday evening.

Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler identified the man found in the fire Thursday morning as 67-year-old Shelley Keaton.

The cause of the fire was a pot on the stove that was left unattended.


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