One person dies in fire on County Road 190

Published 1:02 pm Sunday, February 2, 2020

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One person died in a fire on County Road 190 Saturday, according to information from the East Alabama Fire District.

The EAFD responded to the fire at approximately 2 a.m. ET with units notified of an entrapment in the structure. The first arriving units were met with heavy fire conditions, according to EAFD. More than three-fourths of the structure was involved in fire at that time.

One firefighter conducted fire suppression methods to keep the flames at bay while two others entered a room through a window.

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Firefighters located the victim and through medical treatment signs of life were regained. However, the victim later passed away at a medical facility, according to EAFD.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation by EAFD personnel and the Alabama State Fire Marshal’s Office.