Alabama house fire leaves mul­ti­ple dead

Antelope Valley Press - - Second Front -

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Three chil­dren and two adults died in what ap­peared to be an ac­ci­den­tal fire at a mo­bile home in ru­ral north Alabama, a coro­ner said Fri­day.

DeKalb County Coro­ner Bruce Wil­son said the dead in­clude a woman, her three young chil­dren and the woman’s boyfriend. No names were re­leased im­me­di­ately, and Wil­son said au­top­sies were be­ing con­ducted.

The fam­ily had a wood stove and other heaters in­side their home, Wil­son said, and the fire ap­peared to have been an ac­ci­dent caused by one of the heaters.

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