UPDATE: Man killed in house fire in Birmingham Saturday morning

Fatal fire 34th street SW
Fatal fire 34th street SW(WBRC)
Published: Dec. 3, 2022 at 6:49 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 7, 2022 at 2:28 PM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - One person has died as a result of a house fire in the 1600 block of 34th street SW.

According to Birmingham Fire and Rescue, crews were dispatched to a house fire early Saturday morning.

One person was rescued from the home and transported to a hospital with injuries.

Another person, identified as a 61-year-old man, was found unresponsive inside the home and pronounced dead at the scene.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the man as William Kenneth Smith.

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There has been no official word on the cause of the fire.

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