2 adults die in Tennessee house fire

DECATURVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say two adults have died following a house fire in Tennessee.

Decatur County Fire Coordinator David Whitaker told news outlets that the two-story home overlooking the Tennessee river was fully engulfed Saturday morning when firefighters responded to the blaze. He said one adult was able to escape from the home without injury.

Officials have not released the names of those involved. The bodies were sent to Nashville for autopsies.

Whitaker says the cause and origin of the fire is still under investigation.

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