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Man killed in Franklin Co. fire

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Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.
FRANKLIN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Firefighters responded to a fatal fire in Franklin County Sunday morning.

The fire happened on County Road 92 near Haleyville. Officials said the victim's family members discovered the fire around 11 a.m. Sunday.

Authorities said the man killed in the fire may have had health conditions which played a factor in him not being able to get out of the building at the time of the fire.

Officials said the fire appeared to have started in the living room and kitchen area. Witnesses told fire crews there were working smoke detectors inside the home.

The cause of the fire is being investigated. The victim's body has been sent for an autopsy for positive identification.

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