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UPDATE: Identities of 2 victims of Greene County house fire released

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. - UPDATE 7/12 5:12 P.M.

The Greene County Sheriff's Office has identified the two people who were killed in a house fire in Greene County late Friday afternoon.

Police confirm that 67-year-old Diane McGhee and 63-year-old Linda Inscore, who were sisters, were found dead inside the home that burned at 360 Kelley Gap Road in the Camp Creek area of Greene County.

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Two people were killed in a house fire in Greene County late Friday afternoon.

Firefighters were on the scene, working the fire at 360 Kelley Gap Road in the Camp Creek area of Greene County.

Sheriff Pat Hankins said the call came in at 3:51pm, and emergency crews were expected to be on the scene all night.

"When we got here the house was fully engulfed," said Hankins.  "There was a state Fire Marshall called in, and at this time there is no suspension of anything, but we called them in to check it out and make sure."

He says when they first arrived the house was too hot to go into, but they were able to make an entrance a short time later.

Right now there is no word on what caused the fire, or why the two people were not able to get out.


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