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.
— Jeremy Jackson (@JeremyJacksonAL) December 9, 2019
The Mid-Lauderdale, Underwood-Petersville, Greenhill, and Killen Volunteer Fire Departments assisted the Florence Fire Department.
Florence Police and Florence Fire Rescue are on scene of a structure fire in the 3300 block of Florence Blvd. Please avoid the area and use alternate routes if possible. #breakingnews #structurefire pic.twitter.com/RBD5sz0Zdm
— Florence Police Dept (@FlorenceALPD) December 9, 2019
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.