Name Released in Gadsden Mobile Home Fire

Authorities release the name of the victim of a weekend mobile home fire in Etowah County. According to the sheriff’s office, William Simmons is the man who died in the fire. It happened Sunday morning at a mobile home on Speedy Lane in the Coates Bend community.

Investigators say a second person inside the home was able to make it out without being injured.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office and Etowah County Arson Task Force are working to determine how the fire started., but they’ve already ruled out arson.


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