Ardmore man uses shotgun to escape burning home - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Ardmore man uses shotgun to escape burning home

A man used his gun to get out of his home during a house fire on Tuesday morning. (Source: WAFF) A man used his gun to get out of his home during a house fire on Tuesday morning. (Source: WAFF)
ARDMORE, AL (WAFF) -

Firefighters in Limestone County are investigating the cause of a fire in a home on Cedar Hill Road.

The mother of the homeowner said her son was the only one home when the fire started around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

His dogs started barking and woke him up.

The man was forced to use a shotgun to break out a window to get out.

He was not injured, but his dogs died.

The man has a 15-month old son, but he was not there.

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