WARRIOR, Ala. (WIAT) — According to the Blount County Sheriff’s Office, a man was killed in a fire at 80 Branchwood Lane.
Police on the scene said it was likely an accidental fire. The family of the deceased was on the scene, and asked for privacy in their time of mourning.
The coroner says it will be awhile before there is an ID on the victim–his body is still inside the residence at this time. Investigators are still processing evidence at the home.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.