Apartment catches fire off Weatherly Road in south Huntsville, resident gets out safely

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville Fire Department quickly put out a fire in an apartment off Weatherly Road on Tuesday morning.

Flames were reported about 10:30 a.m. at Mahogany Row apartments.  This is just west of Bailey Cove Road, behind the new Walmart Neighborhood Market under construction.

The fire was contained to one apartment.  It started in an upper level bedroom and the person inside got out safely.  The fire department has called for the American Red Cross to help the resident.  Investigators are trying to determine how the fire started.