One person was killed and 11 displaced after a fire in an apartment in Irene


Pensacola, Fl

A person was killed after being trapped in their apartment when a fire broke out in Houston County.

The IRIN Fire Department responded around 10 PM. To a fire in an apartment complex on Shamrock Road.

When the firefighters arrived, they said that flames were coming from the front door of the building. They later learn that someone was trapped inside one of the units.

The administration explained that firefighters had access to the burning apartment, but the person who was living inside had already died.

The residential building was badly damaged by fire and smoke. The fire department said at least 11 people living in the building were displaced as a result.

No identifying information about the victim was immediately released. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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