- Associated Press - Monday, May 18, 2015

CENTER POINT, Ala. (AP) - Authorities have released the names of two people killed in a house fire in Center Point near Birmingham.

The Jefferson County coroner’s office says 21-year-old Swan Simone DeWitt and 22-year-old Christopher Bryan Barnette Jr. died in the blaze.

Four other people were injured when flames swept through the home early Sunday morning.

Authorities say total of seven people were inside the home when the fire started. At least one of them jumped from a window to escape the flames.

Center Point and Birmingham firefighters rushed into the house and rescued the others.


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