Wiregrass Newsroom: Fatal Fire in Ozark

Ozark, Al (WSFA) -- Ozark police and fire firefighters were on the scene of a fatal fire on Deese Road in Ozark on Friday.  Authorities say after entering the house, they found an elderly woman dead.  They aren't releasing her name right now.

Ozark Police Chief Tony Spivey tells WSFA 12 News severe weather and heavy lightning was over the area at the time.

Officials with the State Fire Marshall's office are investigating the cause of the blaze.