“Units arrived on scene to find heavy fire showing from the rear of the structure,” said Chief Larry Williams. He said another person was able to escape the flames. The name of the victim has not been released at this time.
Chief Williams added, “Our thoughts are with this family during this very difficult time.” Williams continued, “This is tragic for this family, our Department and our entire City.”
The home, located at 800 South Appletree Street, is considered a total loss according to Williams. Investigators from the Dothan Fire Department continue to investigate the cause of the fire.