AFTON – A fatal fire took the lives of three people Saturday night, including that of an 11-year-old boy, according to authorities, who said the blaze was first reported at approximately 11:36 p.m. in a mobile home located at 103 Warren Lane in the Town of Afton.
The fire was first reported by a neighbor, subsequently by a passerby who noticed flames through a window flickering within the home. Shortly thereafter, Afton volunteer fire fighters arrived on the scene to discover the structure completely engulfed in flames. Due to the fully involved fire, firefighters were unable to make an offensive act on the structure, according to authorities. With the assistance of the Bainbridge volunteer fire department, Afton firefighters were able to extinguish the fire in approximately 30 minutes.