Coroner confirms 1 dead following Shoals house fire

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FLORENCE, Ala. - Multiple agencies responded to a house fire in Florence on Monday morning.

The Lauderdale County Coroner confirmed that one person died in the house fire on Florence Blvd.  Crews responded to the house around 8:40 a.m. There were no other injuries reported and no one else was inside the home.

There have been no reports on the cause of the fire.

The Mid-Lauderdale, Underwood-Petersville, Greenhill, and Killen Volunteer Fire Departments assisted the Florence Fire Department.

The investigation has been turned over the state fire marshal and the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Rick Singleton said the next step is to wait for an autopsy report to determine the resident's exact cause of death.

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