MOBILE, Ala. – At approximately 04:00 hours, Mobile Fire-Rescue Department companies were dispatched to the 3800 block of Shelley Drive for reports of a residence on fire in the area. Upon arrival on scene, crews discovered smoke billowing from the roof of a single story residence.
Fire personnel immediately established fire scene operations, as fire suppression teams extended charged hose lines into the home.
Neighbors reported that the structure was unoccupied. Search & Rescue teams swept the structure to confirm that no occupants were trapped inside.
Crews obtained access to the attic, discovering heavy, black smoke and flames. Teams of firefighters were able to successfully extinguish all signs of fire without additional incident.
No injuries were reported from the scene.
The cause of the incident was determined to have been accidental.