Victim's Identity Released in Fatal Samson Fire

The burned out shell is all that remains in a fatal mobile home fire in Samson. Courtesy: www.rickystokesnews.com
The burned out shell is all that remains in a fatal mobile home fire in Samson. Courtesy: www.rickystokesnews.com
Courtesy: www.rickystokesnews.com
Courtesy: www.rickystokesnews.com

Samson, Ala. (WSFA) -- An early morning mobile home fire has claimed the life of a Samson man.

68-year old James Catrett of Samson died after a fire swept through the home.

Samson Police Chief Gary Weeks tells WSFA 12 News the fire started around 2:45 Monday morning.

Firefighters arrived at the scene and found the home engulfed in flames.

The fire is still under investigation, and officials say they believe it started in the kitchen.