Home burns on Foxridge Drive in Monrovia

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A home in Monrovia was heavily damaged by fire Thursday morning, and sadly, a pet was also lost.

The call about the fire came in at 8:26 a.m. due to a fire alarm, and the Monrovia Volunteer Fire Department responded.

The home was heavily damaged, but the structure can be saved, according to Shawn Terry, Monrovia’s fire chief. ┬áThe first unit to arrive saw heavy smoke, and then flames came out of the roof, as you can see in the video by WHNT News 19’s Beth Jett.

A dog was inside, in a crate, and died.

Harvest and Toney volunteer firefighters also responded to help Monrovia.

The Madison County Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

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