House Fire Results in Serious Injuries

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Fire destroyed a home in Russell on Thursday morning and resulted in multiple injuries.

Lauderdale County Fire investigators say a home somehow caught fire on Highway 11 and 80 around 3 a.m. Officials say three people were inside the home at the time of the fire and that two of the individuals suffered serious burns after attempting to rescue a dog. They were transported to a burn center in Georgia.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.