Fire kills elderly man, severely inures another


Coffee County, Ala. (WDHN) An 85-year old man was killed after his home caught fire sometime early in the day Saturday.

WDHN News has learned the victim’s identity is Coleman Helms.

The home is located on Coffee County Road 625 near the Pilgrim’s Pride facility and Asbury United Methodist Church. This location is a short distance southwest of Enterprise. 

Helms’ son was also in the home at the time of the fire, and was airlifted to Mobile to be treated for severe burns.

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