Man found dead in Lawrence County house fire

Several agencies respond to house fire on Ethridge Red Hill Road (Photo: Lawrence County Sheriff's Department)

ETHRIDGE, Tenn. -- One person is found dead in an early morning house fire in Lawrence County.

Several agencies, including the State of Tennessee Bomb and Arson Division and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, are investigating the fire at the 1200 block of Ethridge Red Hill Road, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department. They identify the victim found inside as 50-year-old Connis Ray Blake.

The house was fully involved when firefighters arrived on scene. They found Blake inside after controlling the fire.

Four fire departments responded to the structure fire.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off