MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile Fire-Rescue is investigating the cause of a deadly fire on Jones Avenue Saturday morning.
Firefighters were dispatched to the area of Donald Street and Jones Avenue at 6:27 a.m. Saturday and saw a single-story house with heavy flames. An unknown-aged person was found inside during a search. The person was pronounced dead at the scene.
Neighbors told WKRG News 5 the victim is 85-year-old Charles Buskey Jr. A neighbor said Buskey was a retired educator.
Firefighters successfully extinguished the fire with no injuries. The cause of the fire and the amount of damage are under investigation.