UPDATE: Three people safe after house fire in Athens

Structure Fire in Athens

ATHENS, Ala. (WAFF) - The East Limestone Fire Department responded to a structure fire in Athens Friday night.

We’re told three people were able to get out of the home safely after their couch caught on fire. According to the Assistant Chief, the living room and kitchen have extensive damage.

The residents are under the assistance of the Red Cross.

Crews say they were able to put out the fire within 15 minutes after arriving.

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