Jackson County investigating fatal fire

The Jackson County fire marshal is investigating an early morning fire that claimed the life of a Latimer man.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said in a press release that firefighters were called to a residence on Dantzler Road about 2:30 a.m. When firefighters arrived, the mobile home was complete engulfed in flames.

After the fire was extinguished, a man’s remains were found inside the home.

Deputy Coroner Tyler Armstrong said it is believed that the victim was the owner of the trailer, but has yet to positively identify him.

The investigation is ongoing.

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