Fire Destroys Lauderdale County Home

Firefighters were called to a fire on Wilwright Road in southern Lauderdale County around 8:30 Sunday night.

Firefighters from Vimville, Whynot, Long creek, Causeyville, and Russell all responded to what started as a car fire and quickly spread throughout the entire house, destroying it in the process. Fire officials say a propane tank also caught fire, but firefighters were able to remove it before it exploded.

Everyone inside the home was able to make it out safely. The American Red Cross is providing assistance.

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