Early morning fire damages west Montgomery residence

A house in the 600 block of Erskine Drive off Fairview Avenue, near I-65 in Montgomery burned overnight, causing heavy damage, but nobody was hurt.

Firefighters said the blaze started about 2:30 a.m., they responded quickly and got the blaze under control. The building was  three-plex, two of the apartments suffered severe damage the third, less so.

Investigators are searching for a cause.