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Fatalities confirmed in house fire near Falkville

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to avoid the 1900 block of Highway 55 East near Falkville due to a fully involved house fire, according to a post on Facebook.

Deputies have closed the portion of Highway 55 from Nat Key Road to Wilhite Road. First responders are on the scene.

The post was updated at 10:46 a.m., saying Morgan County Coroner Jeff Chunn had confirmed three fatalities; one adult male and two children.