TWIN TODDLERS DIE IN WALKER COUNTY FIRE MONDAY

JASPER, Ala. (AP) – Officials say twin toddlers have been killed in a house fire in Walker County.

Walker County Coroner Joey Vick said an adult male was put into intensive care after the Monday evening fire in the Manchester community, north of Jasper.

Vick said the toddlers were 19-month-old twins – one was a boy, the other a girl. The victims were found inside the house. He said they will undergo autopsies to determine causes of death.

The victims’ identities have not been released pending family notifications.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

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