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Update: One dead in Birmingham house fire

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It is believed that the fire started around 2:30am in the kitchen, when the victim dozed off while cooking.

A 16 year old in the house was awakened by the fire and alerted the others to get out of the house, but 46-year-old Rodney Dewayne Fancher was trapped in the back of the house and was not able to escape.

When firefighters arrived, they found 3 children and 1 adult outside the home.

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Update:
Birmingham fire crews have confirmed that one person has died during the fire at 1560 Druid Hill Drive. The victim was a man in his fifties. There were also 3 kids in the house at the time of the fire, and all of them made it out OK.

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Birmingham Fire and Rescue investigators are on the scene of an overnight house fire.

According to Birmingham dispatchers, the fire was at a home on Druid Hill Drive.

ABC 33/40 has a crew on the way to the scene to get more information.

 

 

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