Body found inside of burned home

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A deadly house fire in Birmingham has claimed a life.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue crews responded to the scene on 4th Street North a little after midnight. The fire was so big they reported seeing smoke and flames from the interstate.

Firefighters initially thought the house was abandoned because there was no power service, but when they made a search of the inside, they found a man's body.

The victim has not been identified yet and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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