72-year-old man dies in house fire

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP)_A small wood-frame house went up in flames early Monday morning killing its elderly occupant.

Montgomery firefighters were called to Barnes Street at about 1:30 a.m. where they found the body of 72-year-old Willie B. White inside.

A fire investigator said it took fire crews about 30 minutes to extinguish the flames. How it started remains under investigation, but investigators believe the blaze started accidentally.

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