Couple killed in late night house fire on 3rd St. in Phenix City

Updated: Feb. 7, 2021 at 4:45 PM EST
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PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - A late night house fire in the 3300 block of third street south in Phenix City claimed the life of a husband and wife last night.

According to Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr., 67-year-old Julius Baker and 61-year-old Donna Baker were pronounced dead at the scene at 11:15PM.

Their bodies will be sent to Montgomery for autopsies Monday.

The fire is under investigation by the Phenix City Fire Department and Russell County Coroner’s Office.

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