DOTHAN, Ala (WDHN) — A house fire south of Slocomb that displaced a family of nine is still under investigation.
At approximately 2:48 p.m., Slocomb Fire and Rescue responded to 4146 Mitchell Road south of Slocomb after receiving reports of a structure fire.
According to Slocomb Fire Chief Kyle Hovey, when first responders arrived, they found a mobile home, two cars, and an RV camper fully engulfed in flames.
There were nine people living in the home, four adults and five children ages seven, six, four, one, and 5 months.
The family was in the home at the time of the fire, but they were able to get out in time and suffered no injuries.
Chief Hovey says first responders were able to get control of the fire after thirty minutes, but the home was a total loss.
Slocomb Fire and Rescue, Malvern Fire, Fadette Fire, and an extra water tanker responded to the scene.
The cause of the fire is currently unknown as it is still under investigation.
The family is asking for help with basic home items such as clothes and personal care items. To help, you can contact LaRonda Burke at 334-723-8937.
Video courtesy of Slocomb Fire Chief Kyle Hovey