Editorials

June 16, 2013 12:00 AM

Lessons in tragedy hard to come by

House fires are always tragic -- even when there is no loss of life. It is hard to deal with the fact that all one’s possessions literally went up in smoke. But that is on the low end of the pain threshold. The high end occurred early Thursday morning in a duplex on Carmen Place. That’s where Jennifer Caffee and three of her daughters -- Wendy, 10, Elizabeth, 13, and Holly Tucker, 5 -- died in a blaze. One of the girls, Wendy, suffered from cerebral palsy and used a wheelchair.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Lawmakers pull another sneak play 01:33

Lawmakers pull another sneak play

What, good news on the front page of the newspaper? 01:20

What, good news on the front page of the newspaper?

Macon-Bibb health rankings some of the worst in Georgia 01:22

Macon-Bibb health rankings some of the worst in Georgia

Editorial: This is the most dangerous time for Georgia citizens 01:13

Editorial: This is the most dangerous time for Georgia citizens

Editorial: The Republican Party is just the latest to undergo a political revolution 01:48

Editorial: The Republican Party is just the latest to undergo a political revolution

Editorial: Late voting results are becoming the rule, not the exception 01:14

Editorial: Late voting results are becoming the rule, not the exception

Editorial: Houston County passes ESPLOST proposal despite low voter turnout 01:10

Editorial: Houston County passes ESPLOST proposal despite low voter turnout

Editorial: Allen Peake's effort for legal in-state medical marijuana cultivation failed for all the wrong reasons 01:27

Editorial: Allen Peake's effort for legal in-state medical marijuana cultivation failed for all the wrong reasons

Video: Baseball feasibility study full of guesstimations 01:04

Video: Baseball feasibility study full of guesstimations

Video: The impossible promises of presidential candidates 01:19

Video: The impossible promises of presidential candidates

Video: Macon City Auditorium upgrades are necessary 02:42

Video: Macon City Auditorium upgrades are necessary

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos