FORESTDALE, Alabama — Authorities say a house fire near Birmingham has claimed the life of a 57-year-old woman.
Forestdale Fire Chief Don Melton says the blaze began around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday in the basement apartment of a house in Forestdale. Her name wasn't immediately released.
WBRC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1V6ZSuh) that a neighbor who saw the flames called 911.
No other injuries were reported.
Information from: WBRC-TV, http://www.myfoxal.com/