COLUMBUS, Ga. – Columbus Fire and EMS say one man is dead and a house is deemed a total loss, following a Monday night fire.
They say the fire happened at a home on Bunker Hill Road around 6:30 Monday night. Officials say food left on the stove was the cause of the fire.
O’Brien later died from smoke inhalation. O’Brien’s brother was also in the house at the time. He went to the hospital for treatment.
The fire did about $150,000 in damage.