Fire destroys home near Wallace

Published 12:00 pm Thursday, January 17, 2013

As many as four fire departments responded to a single-dwelling fire this morning in the Wallace Community with several fire fighters remaining on the scene for as along as four hours.

Unconfirmed reports are that the fire resulted in one fatality, although officials have not released the name of any victim in the fire. No other injuries were reported as a result of the blaze.

Wallace Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene and was assisted by the Appleton Volunteer Fire Department who took command at the scene shortly after arrival. The Brewton Fire Department and McCall Volunteer Fire Department also assisted at the scene.

The mobile home involved in the blaze was located at 18285 Highway 41 north between the 18 and 19 mile markers.