Fire Destroys Haleyville House, Occupant Injured

Haleyville Firemen braved the below-freezing temperature Sunday morning at 5:40 a.m. to fight a house fire located at the intersection of 12th Avenue and 22nd Street, a block behind Jack’s. The lone occupant got out, but then returned in an unsuccessful attempt to recover his dog. Dwayne Kois, 40, was transported by ambulance to the Russellville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The exact cause of the blaze is unknown but is being investigated by the State Fire Marshall. The house was a total loss.