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3 adults killed in Tennessee house fire identified

January 1, 2018

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of three adults who died in a house fire in Tennessee.

Media outlets report the victims of Friday’s fire in the Montgomery County community of Woodlawn were identified as 72-year-old Lloyd Black Sr., 70-year-old Zelda Dennis and their 49-year-old daughter, Susan Black.

Montgomery County Emergency Management Director Jerry Buchanan had said the fire appeared to have started toward the middle of the home, possibly due to a wood stove. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

It wasn’t clear if the one-story house had working smoke detectors.

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