Woman dies following fatal Clanton house fire

Clanton, AL - A house fire claims the life of a 61-year-old Clanton woman. The fire happened at the corner of 3rd Avenue South and 12th Street around 12:15 AM Saturday.

Neighbors say the woman used an oxygen tank which exploded during the fire. One of the neighbors rushed into the burning house and pulled the woman to safety.

The woman suffered severe burns and was airlifted to UAB Hospital were she later died. The cause of the fire has not been determined. The woman's name has not yet been released.