MEMPHIS — A Memphis funeral home has caught on fire with six bodies inside the facility when the blaze broke out.
WMC-TV reported that Snow Funeral Home in south Memphis went up in flames about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Firefighters recovered six bodies from the facility after arriving on the scene and battling heavy smoke.
Neighbor Kathy Pride said a loud explosion preceded the blaze.
Fire investigators are checking to see whether a floor furnace may have started the fire, but they stress that the blaze is still under investigation.