The Dodge County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal house fire in Chester.
An elderly man died in the blaze on Wynne Street, which is also known as Ga. 257, according to a news release from the Dodge County Sheriff's Office.
Chester volunteer firefighters arrived at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday to find the house ablaze. Units were still on the scene after 1 a.m. Thursday, the release stated.
The coroner is not releasing the victim's name pending positive identification through an autopsy at the GBI crime lab.
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The cause of the fire appears to be accidental.