Fire Destroys Shed, Spreads To Nearby Home: Cat Found Hours Later

October 11, 2021

Fire destroyed a small storage shed and spread to a nearby home Monday afternoon south of Century.

Arriving firefighters found the shed had burned to the ground and the blaze had spread to the back of the wood frame residence. Firefighters were able to quickly contain the fire in the home in the 100 block of Whirlpool Road, just east of Highway 29.

There was reportedly no one at home at the time of the 1:15 p.m. fire, and there were no injuries. We are told a family cat missing after the fire was found hiding inside about 6:30 p.m.

The Century, McDavid and Walnut Hill stations of Escambia Fire Rescue were dispatched to the fire, along with the Flomaton Fire Department. There was no word on the cause of the fire. photos, click to enlarge.


2 Responses to “Fire Destroys Shed, Spreads To Nearby Home: Cat Found Hours Later”

  1. Puddin on October 13th, 2021 1:54 pm

    So sorry Crystal. Glad your family is ok.

  2. Charlotte Rebecca Bates on October 12th, 2021 2:05 am

    I lost my house back in 2001 to an electrical fire. I understand what these people are going through. Praying for them. And very happy the kitty was safe.

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