Deadly Blaze in Millville

An early morning fire on the eastside of Panama City leaves one person dead and another injured.

Panama City Police have now identified a woman killed in an early morning fire in Millville.

The fire started before dawn, a little before 5:00 Thursday morning at a mobile home near the corner of Everitt Avenue and U-S Business 98.

Panama City firefighters arrived within 2-minutes of the initial call, but the fire destroyed the home.

Search teams say they found Tamekia Whitselt dead inside.

A second person was seriously injured. Panama City Police and Fire investigators and the State Fire Marshall’s Office are still probing the fire’s remains to determine a cause.

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