Crews respond to house fire in south Huntsville

Lugenia Drive house fire 2/27/17

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville Firefighters are responding to a house fire on Lugenia Drive in the English Village Subdivision of Whitesburg Estates on Monday afternoon.

Five fire crews responded to the fire.

Police said that one person was inside the home when the fire started, but they were able to get out safely. Unfortunately the house was a total loss. The homeowner’s cat was also trapped inside at one time, but was also able to escape unharmed and back into the owner’s arms.

The homeowner is a sixth grade teacher for Huntsville City Schools. Her work family and community are rallying around her right now, raising donations, restaurant gift cards, and any other support they can offer.