UPDATE: Investigators say house fire likely accidental

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
A fire destroyed a home in Augusta's Laney Walker neighborhood early Friday morning. (WRDW-TV)

A fire destroyed a home in Augusta's Laney Walker neighborhood early Friday morning. (WRDW-TV)

Friday, Feb. 8, 2013

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- A fire destroyed a home in Augusta's Laney Walker neighborhood early Friday morning.

It happened at about 5:15 a.m. on the 900 block of Cedar Street near James Brown Boulevard.

Firefighters were called to the scene by a Richmond County deputy who reported seeing a glow in the sky.

Investigators say the fire was sparked by a space heater or the fireplace at the back of the house.

No one was home at the time.


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