Two dead in Alabama house fire

Published 4:45 pm Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Two Alabama residents died in a structure fire Tuesday, local fire officials reported.

Clanton, Alabama, Fire Department and the Clanton Police Department responded to the fire at 1:15 a.m. after a call had been made to 911 by a neighbor.

“Upon arrival, a residential structure was found to be fully involved. The fire was extinguished by CFD without further damage to nearby structures,” Clanton Police Department information states. “During the initial investigation, the bodies of people were found inside the residence, one male and one female.”

The cause of the fire is still under investigation by CFD, CPD, Alabama State Fire Marshall and ATF.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact CPD Detective Joseph Smitherman. The Clanton Police Department can be reached at 205-755-1194.