Man dies in house fire in Bessemer

Man dies in Bessemer house fire

BESSEMER, Ala. (WBRC) - A 51-year-old man died in a house fire in Bessemer early Sunday morning.

Bessemer Fire, Eastern Valley Fire and McAdory fire crews fought the fire in the 200 block of Eastern Valley Road around 3:20 a.m.

The Jefferson County Coroner said James Phillip Caldwell died at the scene of the fire.

The cause of the fire and the circumstances surrounding his death are being investigated by the Alabama State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

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