MACON, Ga. — A man is dead after a fire at a Macon home on Saturday.
According to Bibb County Chief Coroner Leon Jones, it happened at 3058 Alfred Drive.
Macon-Bibb County Fire Chief Marvin Riggins says there was a lot of smoke and fire showing when fire crews arrived at the house around 12:30 p.m.
During the initial search, crews found a man in the house who appeared to be confined to a wheelchair.
Jones says the man was a double amputee.
Once crews got the man out of the home they started to try and resuscitate him, but they were unsuccessful.
Jones pronounced 69-year-old Douglas Combes dead at 1:30 p.m.
Riggins says the family has been notified.
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