For Immediate Release November 21, 2017
At approximately 9:17this morning the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call from 911 about a house fire with a possible person inside the residence, on County Road 386 in the Aroney community. When deputies and Investigators arrived on the scene Crossville Fire and Police Department, Aroney Fire Department, Kilpatrick Fire Department, Sardis Fire and Police Department, and Beulah Fire Department were already on the scene. One of the Fire Departments did find a deceased female inside the residence. The identification of this female is not being released at this time due to us trying to notify all family members. This house fire is being investigated by our investigators and the Alabama State Fire Marshal’s Office.
Chief Deputy Edmondson says “We would like to thank all of the Fire Departments and Police Departments that came to assist for their quick response and for all of the hard work that they do. It’s always hard to lose a family member during this time of year. Our thoughts and prayer goes out to family.”