//Residential fire kills Brooks County man

Residential fire kills Brooks County man

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BROOKS COUNTY MAN KILLED IN ACCIDENTAL FIRE 

ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Danny Felton  Waters, 68, was killed in a Brooks County fire. The accidental fire occurred at 141 West Drive in Valdosta around 2:00 a.m. on Monday, February 1st.  

“This tragic event was ruled electrical in nature, started near a recliner in a rear room of the residence,” said  Commissioner King. “The deceased was found in the living room where he was searching for the source of the  fire as his wife escaped.” Commissioner King’s State Fire Investigations Unit assisted the Brooks County and Valdosta Fire Departments  with this investigation. This marks the 19th death from a Georgia fire in 2021.