Officials: 6-year-old girl killed in fire; adults injured

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State officials said a child is dead and several adults were injured after a house fire in Douglas County Thursday afternoon.

It happened at the N Sweetwater Road at the intersection of Old Douglasville Road. A spokesperson with Georgia Insurance Commissioner’s Office said a 6-year-old girl died in the fire.

Neighbors said four people lived in the home, a mother, father, and two children. They said the fire spread quickly.

Officials said the other occupants of the home were taken to an area hospital to be checked out.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known, but investigators said they haven't found anything suspicious.

The name of the child has not yet been released.

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