Tuesday October 13th, 2015 5:05AM

Helen hotel damaged by fire

By Rob Moore Reporter
HELEN - An overnight fire that damaged America's Best Value Inn in Helen appears to be electrical in nature.

That the word from Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens' office.

The overnight fire was battled by Helen Fire Department, with assistance from White County Fire Department, Cleveland Fire Department, and Lee Arrendale State Prison Fire Department.

This story will be updated when additional details become available.
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