Wednesday December 2nd, 2015 2:03AM

Resident treated for smoke inhalation after 'suspicious' fire

By Dean Dyer WRWH Radio
CLEVELAND - One person was taken for treatment and White County fire investigators are probing an early-morning blaze that destroyed a residence Tuesday morning.<br /> <br /> White County Public Safety Director David Murphy provided details. <br /> <br /> "A neighbor called 9-1-1 to report the blaze at 735 Holiness Campground Road at 4:47 a.m.," Murphy said. Arriving units found fire in the first floor of the house. <br /> <br /> According to Murphy, there were people in the home at the time. <br /> <br /> "There were at least four occupants to the house," Murphy said. "One had to be transported for smoke inhalation, but all injuries are minor." <br /> <br /> The American Red Cross was called to assist the residents with immediate needs. <br /> <br /> Murphy said fire investigators are looking for the cause, but added "there are some suspicious nature to the fire." <br /> <br /> Several White County and Cleveland fire units responded to battle the blaze, and they were assisted by Georgia Department of Corrections Station 1 from Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto.
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