Fatal fire

Dandridge Assistant Chief Steve Williams and investigators with the TBI work early yesterday morning at the scene of a residential fire in which a Dandridge man and his elderly mother died. – STEVE MARION | THE STANDARD BANNER

A Dandridge man perished in a fire at his home early yesterday morning during an attempt to rescue his elderly mother, who also died.

Dandridge Firefighters were also forced out by fire and smoke after trying to make entry at the 517 Scarlett Road residence, where the roof collapsed moments later.

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