5 killed in Ala. mobile home fire, including 3 children; sheriff says blaze appears accidentalBy AP
Saturday, March 6, 2010
Fire kills 5 in Ala. mobile home, including 3 kids
MARION JUNCTION, Ala. — Authorities are saying five people, including three children, have been killed in a mobile home fire in central Alabama.
Dallas County Sheriff Harris Huffman tells The Selma Times-Journal that it appears the fire early Saturday was an accident. The fire occurred in Marion Junction, which is about 60 miles west of Montgomery.
Huffman says the bodies of a man, woman and three children, ages 3, 6 and 7, were sent to the state forensics lab.
Huffman says a neighbor noticed the fire and called 911 shortly after midnight. Volunteer firefighters and deputies responded.
Information from: Times Journal, www.selmatimesjournal.com/
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