Family of 3 escapes house fire in Birmingham

Published: Dec. 19, 2019 at 7:30 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 19, 2019 at 7:32 AM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A family of three was able to escape a house fire Thursday morning.

The fire started around 4:15 a.m. at a home on 47th Place North near Messer-Airport Highway.

Birmingham fire officials say the fire started near the front of the house and spread to the attic. The fire also burned an SUV in front of the house.

The family did have a working smoke detector.

The fire remains under investigation.

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