Investigators are on the scene of what is now a deadly house fire in Limestone County.
Firefighters responded to a house in the 23000 block of Berzett Road northeast of Athens just before 11 a.m.
Athens house fire
A neighbor told WAAY 31 she saw smoke coming from the house and both she and a mail carrier called 911.
The house was destroyed by the flames.
A cause wasn't immediately known.
Sheriff's investigators have yet to determine whether or not the death was a direct result of the fire.