Millersville House Fire Claims One Life Friday Night

Millersville House Fire Claims One Life Friday Night


MILLERSVILLE TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – According to officials in Millersville, one person has died following a deadly home fire Friday evening.

The home is located in the 7600 block of S. Swift Rd. MAP The first call went out just before 10:00 PM Friday night. Officials at the scene told Smokey Barn News that when first responders arrived the home was fully involved.

Two people were inside the home when the fire started, according to officials. One individual made it out with no injuries but, according to Millersville Police, 69-year-old Leon Mathis was unable to make it out, emergency crews found him deceased inside the home.

Several agencies made every effort to extinguish the fire and save the life of the gentleman inside. One official told Smokey Barn News that our local firefighters made a great stop but unfortunately, one life was lost.

The Millersville Fire Department, the White House City Fire Department, the White House Community Volunteer Fire Department, Robertson County EMA, with the assistance of the Millersville Police, both Robertson and Sumner EMS, and Rehab 83 all responded to the scene.

The fire has not been labeled suspicious, according to Millersville Police but the TBI has been called in to investigate because the fire did involve loss of life.

If the family decides to reach out to the community for assistance we will update this report accordingly.

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