Etowah County Mobile Home Fire Results in Death

A mobile home fire takes the life of a 9 year-old boy. According to Etowah County Sheriff, Todd Entrekin, Callister Atchley died last night in a mobile home fire in the Keener community. The structure fire took place Monday evening June 2​nd shortly before 10:00PM​ at 5877 US Highway 11, North, Attalla​. The victim​’s body has been sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death. Others inside the mobile home were injured. Jennifer Bates, was transported by helicopter to a Birmingham hospital. A 10 year-old girl was also taken to a Birmingham hospital and a 4 year-old boy was taken to a local hospital. Their condition is not known at this time. The State Fire Marshal’s Office and Etowah County Arson Task Force are working to conclude how the fire began​. Authorities say that no additional information is available at this time.​

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