We have learned new heartbreaking details regarding a fatal house fire in the Beauregard community.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to a structure fire in the 300 block of Lee Rd. 706 in the Beauregard community of Lee County on March 18th 2023 at approximately 2:19 A.M.
Lee County Deputies, Investigators, Beauregard Volunteer Fire Department, Southwest Volunteer Fire Department, State Fire Marshal’sOffice and ETS all responded to assist.
Five people were able escape the fire, but a 19-month-old boy was not able to be saved. He was pronounced deceased on the scene by the Lee County Coroner’s Office.
All other survivors were family members of the infant. “Although foul play is not expected, the case remains under investigation by the State Fire Marshal’s Office and Lee County Investigators,” the sheriff’s office said.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 334-749-5651 or Central Alabama Crime Stoppers at 334-215-STOP(7867).