House fire kills woman in Austell neighborhood

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Authorities are investigating a fatal fire that happened at an Austell home this weekend.

Officials were called to the home on the 1800 block of Gherry Drive around 1 early Sunday morning.

When crews got to the home, they found one woman in the backyard with severe burns to both their arms. A woman was found trapped int he bedroom.

Firefighters managed to pull the second woman from the fire, but they say she later died after being transported to the hospital.

Officials have not released the condition of the first resident.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.