State Fire Marshal's office investigating fatal house fire

Wetumpka, Ala. (WSFA) -- The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating the cause of a fatal house fire in Wetumpka.

According to Wetumpka fire officials, the small fire happened just after 6:00 a.m. at a house on
Queen Anne Road.

First responders were able to put out the fire quickly and rescue a 53 year old man.

He was then transferred to a birmingham hospital and later died as a result of his injuries.

Officials are not releasing his name at this time.

No one else was injured.