82-year-old dead after fire on the city's west side

An 82-year-old man is now dead after a fire that occurred around 3:00 a.m. Friday morning in the 14800 block of St. Mary's street on the city's west side. 

Police say the 82-year-old is Lee Jones. Right before his passing, Jones' 22-year-old granddaughter, Demetrea Jackson, heard him screaming from the second floor of the residence, ran upstairs and found the room on fire. 

While trying to pull her grandfather out, Jackson burned her fingers and elbow. 

Police do believe that the fire was an accident and they are still investigating. 

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