Elderly man carried to safety from burning home

FULTONDALE, AL (WBRC) - Two people were able to help an elderly man to safety after his home caught fire in Fultondale on Sunday.

The fire started around noon at a home near the intersection of Wilson Way and Decatur Highway. The man could not walk, so two men picked him up off of his front porch and carried him away. Another person inside the home jumped out of a window to safety.

"When we went up there and got him, you could feel the heat because the front of it was already on fire," said witness Reggie Bland.
Fire investigators have not released a cause.

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