1 flown to hospital after awaking to fire
ALBERTVILLE, AL (WAFF) - One person was taken to the hospital after a fire in Albertville Wednesday afternoon.
It happened at around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
The home owner smelled smoke and pulled his friend who was sleeping in a bedroom out of the house.
The friend was taken to Marshall Medical Center by ambulance.
Albertville Fire Department said the patient was flown to a second hospital.
The homeowner thinks the fire was started by a cigarette.
Two pets inside the home perished. The building is considered a total loss.
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