Fire kills mother, infant in Lawrence County

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (AP) -- A Tennessee mother and her infant have been killed in a mobile home fire.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department says firefighters responded to the blaze early Saturday in the Saint Joseph community.

The victims were found in a bedroom and taken to Crockett Hospital, where both were pronounced dead, according to The Daily Herald in Columbia ( ).

The fire appeared to be electrical, according to officials with the sheriff's department, but the investigation is continuing.

The victims' names weren't released pending notification of kin.


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