A 65-year-old man is dead after an early morning house fire in Statham.
Firefighters were dispatched to 257 Third Street just after 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.
After being notified that a man was still inside the burning building, firefighters quickly entered the home and discovered the victim in a back bedroom. The victim was deceased when located by rescuers.
The other occupant of the home, an 87-year-old male, was pulled from the residence by his grandson who lives next door.