Neighbors: Elderly Mother Couldn't Escape Fire

Neighbors: Elderly Mother Couldn't Escape Fire

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CHICKASAW, ALABAMA -

Chickasaw Police and Firefighters responded to a home in flames on 9th Avenue just before 9 p.m. Friday evening.

When News 5 arrived on scene the street was shutdown to traffic and crime scene tape surrounded the home.

Neighbors tell News 5 a husband and wife, along with his elderly mother, were inside the home when a fire broke out.

Neighbors say the elderly mother didn't make it out of the home alive, but authorities haven't confirmed any details as of 10:30 p.m. with News 5.

Witnesses say they could see the flames from the home across the neighborhood.

We're told the man was rushed to USA Medical Center.

We will continue to follow this developing story and bring you the very latest once details are released.

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