Fatal Boaz fire

A fatal apartment fire in Boaz Tuesday morning: it happened at Adams Crossing around 11:30. Boaz firefighters were able to contain the fire to one unit. A woman injured in the fire was first taken to Marshall Medical Center South and then placed aboard a medical helicopter to be taken to UAB, but she died en route. The victim’s name was not immediately released. No word yet on the cause of the fire, but nitial indications are that it started near a television.