Update: 92-Year-Old killed in house fire


The Jefferson County Coroner's Office has released the name of the man killed in a house fire in Gardendale Sunday. They say 92-year-old Gilbert Abernathy died. He was the only person inside the house on Waxberry Lane.


Firefighters got the call about the house fire around 3 p.m.. When{}they arrived, the living room was on fire and smoke filled the house. The man was found dead in another part of the house.

The cause is under investigation.