1 dead in house fire Tuesday

Published 7:38 pm Tuesday, August 15, 2017

A Tuesday afternoon fire has claimed the life of a Flomaton man.

Fire Chief Steve Stanton confirmed the fatality; however, the identity of the male subject was not released as of press time.

“Flomaton Fire responded to the mobile home fire just after 3 p.m.,” Stanton said. “When we arrived, there was light smoke showing from the trailer. When firefighters went into search the home, the male subject was found in the bedroom.”

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Stanton said CPR efforts began immediately, and the man was transported to Jay Hospital where he later died.

Stanton said departments from Flomaton, Century, Friendship and McDavid worked about 15 minutes to contain the fire.

No other information was released.