Mobile Fire-Rescue responds to house fire on Thanksgiving Day, no injuries reported


MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Mobile Fire-Rescue responded to a house fire on Thanksgiving Day.

Firefighters say the fire broke out at 7:12 a.m. on Pinehill Drive near Senator Street on Thursday morning.

When firefighters arrived, they say heavy smoke was coming from the home. First responders quickly put the fire out.

They say no one was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Mobile Fire-Rescue released the following statement:

At approximately 07:12 hours, Mobile Fire-Rescue Department companies responded to the 400 block of Pinehill Drive for reports of a residential structure on fire in the area. 
Crews arrived on scene to discover heavy smoke flowing from a vacant, single-story residence. The structure was reportedly unoccupied at the time of the incident. 
Fire personnel discovered the area of origin in a bedroom, with flames extending into the attic. Firefighters were able to successfully extinguish all signs of fire within approximately 35 minutes. 
No injuries were reported from the scene. The property suffered approximately $20,000 in damages. 
The cause of the incident remains under investigation.  


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