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JACKSON COUNTY, Ala.–Fire officials say a home in Woodville is a total loss after a fire Wednesday morning. The house is on County Road 63 near Woodville High School. The call came in around midnight.

Woodville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Dallas Peake tells News 19 the fire started in the garage and a breeze carried it to the house. Multiple people were in the home at the time. They escaped safely but a few puppies died in the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Limrock-Aspel Volunteer Fire Department also responded.

The Red Cross is assisting the family and the Town of Woodville will be accepting donations for the family at the Town Hall (29923 AL-25) later Wednesday morning.