1 person killed, another injured in early morning fire

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson Fire Department says one person was killed and another injured during an early morning fire.

Jackson Fire Department

The Jackson Fire Department says their crews were sent out around 2:27 a.m. on Tuesday for a fire in south Jackson.

However, they say the home on Brenda Lane was already fully engulfed in flames.

Later, firefighters found a person, identified as 96-year-old Raftus Thomas, dead inside.

The fire department says another person who was inside the home escaped with burns to her leg.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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