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Young firefighter is killed in house fire

Authorities in DeKalb County just released the name of the volunteer firefighter who died from severe burns he sustained while battling a house fire this afternoon.

It happened at a house on County Road 482 in Crossville just before 2:00 p.m.

WAFF 48 News has learned that 24-year-old Adam Cody Renfroe was trapped in the house for nearly an hour before his body was pulled from the ruins. 

Renfroe was flown to a nearby hospital where he died.

Stay with WAFF 48 News and WAFF.com for the latest on this developing story.

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