MALVERN, Ala (WDHN)— An early morning house fire has slowed traffic on Highway 52 in Malvern

Highway 52 in Malvern has been reduced to one lane of traffic while crews work to fight a house fire near West Scott Road.

Emergency units responded to the fire at around 4:30 a.m. Friday morning.

Brandon Hovey with the Slocomb Fire Department says the house was vacant and the power had been turned off to the home for over two months.

The fire is under investigation.

Stay with WDHN for updates.