HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Emergency crews responded to the call for a house fire on Huckaby Bridge Road in Hartselle around 1:00 a.m. Wednesday.
They say they thought a child was inside when the fire started. But they found out the child was safe outside the home when they got to the scene.
Firefighters say it took 45 minutes to get the fully-involved fire under control. Hartselle Firefighters stayed on scene for several hours to get the fire out.
Several pets were inside the home when the fire started. Firefighters managed to find a cat and a dog hiding under some furniture inside the home. They got those animals out safely. They are still looking for three other pets.
A fire investigator will be at the house early Wednesday morning to try to determine the cause of the fire.