One dead after duplex fire, officials say

Firefighters in DeKalb County said one person is dead from a fire at a duplex townhome.  

Officials said DeKalb County Fire Rescue crews responded to the call at around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning. 

The fire was at 1939 Whitehall Forest Court.

Firefighters were unable to rescue one person inside the residence.

Both units were a total loss, officials said. 

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire. 

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