Franklin County Man Dies in House Fire

Posted on: 11:23 am, January 20, 2014, by

Image: MGN Online

Image: MGN Online

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Shoals man died in a house fire over the weekend.

According to Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver, the fire happened Sunday morning at a home on Highway 92 in the southern portion of the county.

Oliver says when firefighters arrived, they found 72-year-old James Carly Flannigan in a sleeping area of the home.

Investigators say Flannigan succumbed to the fire.

The State Fire Marshal’s office has been on the scene investigating the cause of the fire.