From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — A Birmingham man and his young grandson died after being discovered in a house fire.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue first responded to the 4500 block of 9th Terrace North, on a residential fire call. The call was made around 2:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.
Firefighters found the man and the boy inside the home and took transported them for treatment. The man was taken to UAB Hospital and the child was taken to Children’s of Alabama.
Bobby Miles, 67, was pronounced dead by UAB Hospital staff at 3:27 a.m.
Kyree Phillipe Miles, 4, was pronounced dead by Children’s of Alabamas staff at 3:26 a.m.
The cause and circumstances of the fire are being investigated by the Birmingham Police Department and the Birmingham Fire Marshall’s Office.