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Sheriff: 6 People Believed to Be Dead in Tennessee House Fire

The fire that broke out in the early hours of Monday morning in Tennessee is believed to have claimed the lives of six persons. According to a statement released by Sgt. Gary Howard of the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department, when firemen from Cumberland County went to the fire at the Crossville residence, they found it completely engulfed in flames.

According to what Howard indicated, the authorities suspect that the fire took the lives of two children and four adults. Before disclosing any further information about the victims, the authorities have stated that they must first officially identify the victims and make contact with their families.

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According to the statement, investigators do not believe that the fire was intentionally started. The Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and the Cumberland County Rescue Squad were among the various organizations that reacted to the incident and were present at the scene to conduct an investigation.

According to Howard, “Sheriff Casey Cox would like to urge everyone to please keep this family in your prayers.” “Please keep this family in your prayers,” the sheriff stated. “This is a dreadful tragedy, and our community has suffered a tragic loss as a result.”

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