Calhoun County Coroner Pat Brown said Larry Earl Wallace of Teal Trail, south of Piedmont, died in the fire, which began shortly after midnight.
The Knightens Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department was still at the scene this morning, having been there since 12:18. The Piedmont Fire Department provided backup, according to the Calhoun County 911 office.
Brown said Wallace’s remains would undergo an autopsy at the state Department of Forensic Sciences lab in Huntsville. The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the fire, he said.
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