RCFR Officials Report One Fatality in South Epps Wood Court Fire

Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR), Lascassas Volunteer Fire Department, Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services, and Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) responded to a report of a residential structure fire at South Epps Wood Court just before noon Sunday, October 2.

Upon arrival, crews encountered heavy fire ventilating from on corner of the house.

Crews discovered one victim during a search of the residence; the victim was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The Rutherford County Fire Marshal’s Office, Medical Examiner’s Office, and detectives from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office responded to investigate. RCFR’s Fire Marshal’s Office is leading the investigation which is expected to take several days.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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