BLOUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead following a house fire in Blount County.
The blaze was reported around 5 a.m. Tuesday in the Blountsville community. Temperatures were around 20 degrees at the time on one of the coldest nights of the season so far.
The coroner’s office says a male and a female died in the fire, but no further information is available on the victims or the cause of the fire.
Blountsville is about 50 miles north of Birmingham.