Elderly woman killed in Decatur house fire - KMSP-TV

Elderly woman killed in Decatur house fire

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DECATUR, Ga. -

Fire officials a fire at a DeKalb County home on Friday morning claimed the life of an elderly woman.  The blaze sparked at a home on Terratim Lane. 

Firefighters got the call reporting the fire around 5:30 a.m.  The fire was located in a bedroom on the home's lower level, and it was put out quickly.

An elderly woman who was inside the home at the time was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.  Another man inside the house sustained burns to his arms. 

Firefighters believe the blaze was sparked by a space heater.

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