The woman’s name and age is not known by officials of the Polk County Volunteer Fire Department but the home at 225 Hutto Road, Cedartown, was owned by John D. Jolly.
No one else was home at the time of the fire.
Six stations, including Stations 7, 2, 5, 9, 1 and 8 were called out to the blaze around lunch Monday, according to officials.
Stations 1 and 8 responded to assist with manpower and water from tanker trucks.
Firefighters were on the scene until 6 p.m. fighting the fire under extremely hot weather conditions, officials said.
The home was destroyed. All indications the blaze had initially sparked in the kitchen.
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