Vacant home destroyed after fire in Montgomery County

Vacant home destroyed after fire in Montgomery County
Vacant home considered total loss (Source: WSFA 12 News)
The fire happened Thursday morning (Source: WSFA 12 News)
The fire happened Thursday morning (Source: WSFA 12 News)

MONTGOMERY CO., AL (WSFA) - The State Fire Marshal's Office has been called to investigate a fire which destroyed a vacant house in Montgomery County Thursday.

According to Capt. Beasley with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, the fire happened on Athey Road, located just off U.S. 231. The South Montgomery Volunteer Fire Department was called to the scene of the fire. When they arrived, the structure was fully involved but no one was inside.

Firefighters are still at the scene working to make sure the fire is completely out, Beasley says. The power company has also been called to turn off power to the structure.

Beasley says the State Fire Marshal's Office is taking over the investigation to determine how the fire may have been started.

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