2 killed in early morning fire in Lauderdale County

Couple killed in early morning fire in Lauderdale County

LEXINGTON, AL (WAFF) - Two people killed in a house fire in Lexington early Thursday.

Crews responded to the fire on County Road 67 shortly before 6 a.m. When they got to the scene the blaze was so massive it was too late to try and rescue the victims from the burning home.

Their dog also perished in the fire.

Our news partners at the Times Daily reports their names as Dewayne Pearson and Ginger Crapps.

The cause is now under investigation.

The state fire marshal’s office is investigating.

Lexington, Elgin, Greenhill, Center Star, Anderson, and Killen volunteer fire departments all responded to the fire.

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