UPDATE - (WALTER HILL, TN) The name of the victim who is beleived to have died in the house fire this past Sunday in Rutherford County has been released, after her identification was confirmed and family members were notified.
On Sunday, October 2nd, 9-1-1 received a home-fire report on South Epps Wood Court in the Walter Hill community just before noon. Upon arrival, crews encountered heavy fire ventilating from one corner of the house.
Crews discovered a victim in the structure on Sunday, who has since been identified as Glenora White. The woman was located during a search of the residence shortly after fire crews arrived on the scene, where she was pronounced deceased.
The Rutherford County Fire Marshal’s Office, Medical Examiner’s Office, and detectives from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office responded to investigate. RCFR’s Fire Marshal’s Office is leading the investigation, which is expected to take several days to complete.
South Epps Wood Court is in the area of Autumn Wood Drive off of West Jefferson Pike, between Lebanon Pike (231) and I-840.
WGNS salutes the emergency responders who helped at Sunday's structure fire that included Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR), Lascassas Volunteer Fire Department, Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services, and Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO).
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