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Police: 2 people killed in house fire in east Alabama city

June 16, 2019

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — Police say two people have died in a house fire in the east Alabama community of Phenix City.

Phenix City police Capt. Darryl Williams says the blaze was reported around 11:45 p.m. Saturday. He says the home was fully engulfed by fire when officers arrived.

Al.com reports that names of the people who died were not immediately released.

Few other details were available early Sunday.

Phenix City is about 80 miles (130 kilometers) east of Montgomery, and just across the Chattahoochee River from Columbus, Georgia.

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