Lauderdale Co. chimney fire fueled by wind

Lauderdale Co. chimney fire fueled by wind

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - An investigation is underway after a fire in Lauderdale Co. on Thursday.

Firefighters from Mid-Lauderdale Volunteer Fire Department responded to call at 9:52 a.m. at Stone Gate Estates in Saint Florian.

The fire, which started in the chimney, began spreading quickly throughout the house due to wind.

The family that lives in the house made it out safe. A crew from the City of Florence as well as firefighters from Killen, Zip City, Underwood-Petersville, and Greenhill helped to take down the blaze.

Officials are still investigating.

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