One fatality in Albany house fire
Sat, 15 Mar 2014 16:27:22 GMT —
A fire broke out on the 200 block of Nona Drive Saturday morning.
Battalion Chief Jefferson with the Albany Fire Department confirms that Vera Snell has passed away from smoke inhalation and severe burns.
Jefferson adds one of her relatives was injured while trying to pull Snell out of the house.
Her granddaughter, Jasmine Snell, says she still can't believe she passed away the way she did, but she is glad her grandmother is in a better place.
Officials with AFD say this fire was a result of electrical problems. The house that caught fire was powering the house next to it and there were multiple extension cords in between the houses.
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