Selma Fire Department fights house fire

Published 10:05 am Sunday, August 30, 2020

The Selma Fire Department (SFD) responded to a structure fire on the 1708 block of Alabama Avenue on Sunday morning.

According to SFD officials, the house was abandoned and there were no injuries. The fire burned down the 1708 A and 1708 B property and property of 1706 A.  According to officials, the property on 1708 was on fire for the second time.

The call came into the SFD after 7 a.m. and the fire was considered under control after 9 a.m. Alabama Power Company and the Selma Police Department were both on the scene of the fire.

Several witnesses in the neighborhood said they woke up and saw a blazing fire. They also said no one had been living in the home for several years.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated by SFD.