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Fatal house fire in Falkville leaves 1 dead, investigation ongoing

FALKVILLE, Ala. — Investigators are looking into a house fire that broke out Monday night on Burney Mountain Road.

The Morgan County Sheriffs Office confirms they were called to an occupied house fire. Officials say when they arrived the home was fully engulfed in flames.

One person was not able to get out of the house on time and passed away according to the Morgan County Sheriff. A man who identified himself as the victim’s son identified the victim as Danny Joe Clem, Sr. He says the coroner’s report says Clem died of a heart attack.