UPDATE: Death ruled suicide in Hoover house explosion/fire - ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: Death ruled suicide in Hoover house explosion/fire

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Update - The death is being ruled a suicide

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Emergency responders are still on the scene of a fatal house explosion on Burning Tree Circle. It prompted the evacuations of nearby houses.


Captain James Coker says calls of a loud explosion and reports of a fire came in just after 11 a.m.. One person was found dead inside a house on the 1800 block of Burning Tree Circle.

Investigators working the scene don't know yet what caused the explosion. But several streets were blocked off and nearby houses were evacuated as a precaution.

ABC 33/40's Larry Miller will have a live report on the news @ 5.  


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