Body found in badly burned SUV in Altoona


ALTOONA, Ala. (WIAT) — One person was killed in a fire early Thursday morning in Altoona, according Etowah County Coroner Michael Head.

Head says the Egypt Fire Department responded to a woods fire around midnight on Pine Trail in Altoona.

While extinguishing the blaze, Head says firefighters discovered a body inside a badly burned SUV.

The body was burned beyond recognition and was sent to Huntsville to be identified.

CBS42 will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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