One dead in house fire in Eufaula

EUFAULA, Al. (WTVY) -- The Eufaula Fire Department was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 2022hrs Saturday evening. Eufaula Police Department personnel also responded and found the residence at 229 Dickerson Avenue fully engulfed in flames.

During the suppression of the fire, a body was located inside the residence. The fire claimed the life of Willie Brown, 94, of Eufaula. Coroner Chip Chapman pronounced Mr. Brown deceased at 2124hrs.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Eufaula Fire and Police Departments and the State Fire Marshall’s Office. An autopsy has been ordered.

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