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Space heater likely cause of fatal Millen house fire
Millen fatal fire
This photo supplied by the Georgia Fire and Insurance Safety Commissioner's Office shows the remains of a trailer in Millen after a fire early Sunday morning. A 14-year-old boy died in the fire. - photo by Special
A space heater is believed to be the cause of a house fire in Millen Sunday morning that took the life of a teenage boy. Joshua Christopher Trent Buckley, 14, was home alone at his uncle's house on U.S. Highway 25 in Millen when the fire occurred, said Glenn Allen, a spokesman for Georgia Fire and Insurance Safety Commissioner Ralph Hudgens. The call came in around 5 a.m. Sunday, and Millen firefighters were unable to save the home, which was destroyed.
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