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.
The cause of the fire appears to be accidental.