Paralyzed woman dies following Wednesday house fire in Phenix City

Published: Jun. 15, 2022 at 7:33 PM EDT
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PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - A house fire on Highway 165 in Phenix City leaves a 73-year-old, paralyzed woman dead.

Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. told News Leader 9 that Brenda Corbitt was pronounced dead at her home at 8:55 p.m. on Wednesday.

According to the Mt. Olive Fire Department, Highway 165 was completely shut down as crews worked on the blaze.

The house fire was near Highway 165 and 431.

There is still no word on what caused the flames.

However, stay with us, on-air and online, as we gather more information.

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