Man killed in Titusville fire

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[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=16x9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1371248656&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4097462&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1371248656 type=script]BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) –  A man is dead after a fire in Titusville.

Battalion Chief C.W. Mardis says that the call came in around 8:20 p.m.

Responding firefighters saw heavy smoke and fire at the rear of the structure and had to force their way inside the home.

Mardis says a 72-year-old man was found dead inside the home.

They believe he succumbed to heat and smoke.

There was no one else inside the home at the time.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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