Man Killed In House Fire in Lauderdale County

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William “Slick” James South, Jr. (Photo Courtesy: Family)

A 45-year-old man died in a fire Saturday in Cloverdale.  That’s just north of Florence in Lauderdale County.

Investigators say William “Slick” James South, Jr. is the man who died. 

The fire started around 8:30 p.m. Saturday at a house on County Road 257.   257 runs off of Alabama Highway 157 near the Tennessee line.

The official cause of the fire has not been released.

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