One man dead following Moores Mill house fire

Published: Jan. 13, 2022 at 5:17 PM CST
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Crews responded to a large structure fire that killed one man in the Moores Mill area Thursday evening.

According to Don Webster with HEMSI, a man was originally in critical condition due to the fire on 111 Tres Drive. WAFF 48 is told the man later died at the scene.

According to Madison County Coroner, Dr. Tyler Berryhill, the victim has been identified as Franklin Wade Mitchell, 63. The cause of death will be determined by an autopsy conducted at the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences Huntsville Regional Laboratory.

Moores Mill Volunteer Fire Rescue responded to the fire along with crews from Huntsville Fire and Rescue.

There are no further details at this time; stick with WAFF 48 News for more details.

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