FAIRFIELD, AL (WBRC) - A house in Fairfield was severely damaged by fire by Wednesday morning.
Three departments-- Birmingham, Midfield and Fairfield arrived at the house in the 300 block of 41st Street around 7 a.m.
The resident, a friend and the resident's dog escaped unharmed.
The fire marshal is investigating the origin of the fire.
The resident said that he heard a crash in the homes back bedroom and then saw flames. He tried to put the fire out before it became overwhelming.