Grainger County fire victims identified

Grainger County fire victims identified

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The fire broke out the morning of Nov. 25 at a home on Brantley Acres just off Helton Road in Rutledge. The fire broke out the morning of Nov. 25 at a home on Brantley Acres just off Helton Road in Rutledge.

RUTLEDGE (WATE) - Officials identified Monday the woman and child killed in a house fire in Grainger County on Nov. 25.

The State Fire Marshal's Office says Barbara Jean Bowens, 22, and John Cena Roberts, died in the blaze.

The fire broke out the morning of Nov. 25 at a home on Brantley Acres just off Helton Road in Rutledge.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but State Bomb and ARson special agents say the fire started around a kerosene heater in the living room.

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