Elderly woman dies in Putnam County fire

lfabian@macon.comJuly 1, 2013 

By LIZ FABIANAn 85-year-old Putnam County woman became Georgia’s 70th fire fatality this year.

Kathryn Perry perished early Sunday in an accidental house fire at 360 Old Copelan Road in Eatonton, according to a news release from the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office.

Firefighters determined Perry improperly disposed of her smoking material which started the blaze that was reported at about 2 a.m. Sunday.

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