UPDATE: Second fire of the night in Monroe County claims the life of one man

The home that was consumed in a fire this morning in Monroe County. Claudia Coco/WGXA

MONROE COUNTY, Ga -- Monroe County Firefighters responded to back to back house fires on Saturday night. According to the Monroe County Emergency Services Facebook page, they were able to put out the first one with no problem, but with the second fire by the time they got there the house was fully engulfed in flames.

Once firefighters were able to put out the fire, they found the body of an adult man near one of the doors. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office has identified the man as the homeowner 63-year-old Alexander Carmean.

Monroe County Emergency Services fire investigators and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office are still actively investigating the scene.

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