UPDATE: Madison County Coroner Tyler Berryhill issued this statement late Friday afternoon: In reference to the house fire this date on Larkwood Circle in Huntsville, an autopsy was completed in Huntsville Friday afternoon. A suspected identity has been established but is pending scientific confirmation prior to release. Based on preliminary autopsy findings, no foul play is suspected.
Huntsville Fire Chief Frank McKenzie confirms one person was killed in the fire.
Huntsville Fire said this home is likely an entire loss. Windows are shattered and the roof is destroyed.
Officials said a neighbor called the fire in and told them someone does live at the home. Investigators are collecting evidence there.
Huntsville Fire and Rescue crews are on the scene of a house fire in the 2000 block of Larkwood Circle.
Officials told us a neighbor called the fire in around 12:30 Friday morning. It took crews about 30 minutes to put the fire out and about an hour to put out hotspots. They told us the whole roof was on fire when they arrived.
This story is developing. We will update this as more information becomes available.