One woman died this morning in a DeKalb County (Ala.) house fire.
At 9:17 a.m. today, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call from 911 about a house fire with a possible person inside the residence, on County Road 386 in the Aroney community.
When deputies and Investigators arrived on the scene, the Crossville Fire and Police Department, Aroney Fire Department, Kilpatrick Fire Department, Sardis Fire and Police Department and Beulah Fire Department were already on the scene. One of the fire departments did find a deceased female inside the residence. Her identity is not being released pending notification of her family. The house fire is being investigated by sheriff's investigators and the Alabama State Fire Marshal’s Office.
Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson commented: “We would like to thank all of the fire departments and police departments that came to assist for their quick response and for all of the hard work that they do. It’s always hard to lose a family member during this time of year. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.”