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Man dies after suffering severe burns during Helena fire

(Gray News Media)
Published: Sep. 23, 2021 at 8:50 PM CDT
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HELENA, Ala. (WBRC) - One person is dead after they suffered serious burns during a structure fire in Helena earlier Thursday.

The Shelby County Coroner has identified the victim as Milligan R. Hudson.

Police and fire crews from Helena, Pelham, and Alabaster responded to the 1100 block of Lawley Street after reports of a structure fire.

When crews arrived, they worked to put out the fire while personnel began treating Hudson until paramedics arrived at the scene.

Hudson was taken by helicopter to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead because of his injuries.

Helena officials say the investigation has been turned over the the Alabama State Fire Marshal’s Office.

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