According to Cedartown City Fire Department Chief Sammy Stephens, a report of a house fire at 444 Sixth Street with possible entrapment was called in to Polk County 911 around 6 p.m. Firefighters arrived on the scene and found the woman outside, stating that her husband was still inside. Firefighters were able to rescue the man from the burning house.
Stephens said that he, along with firefighters and officials from the State Fire Marshal's Office are currently investigating the cause of the fire.
The names of the victims have not been released.