Fire Sparked By Candle Destroys Ensley Home; Dog Revived

January 14, 2022

Fire that destroyed a home in Ensley Thursday afternoon is being blamed on a candle.

Escambia Fire Rescue responded to North Ensley Street about 2:20 p.m. to find flames and smoke from the back part of the wood frame home.

The occupants were alerted by working smoke detectors and were able to escape without injury. A small dog was found inside the home and was resuscitated before being reunited with its family.

According to ECFR, the cause of the fire was a lit candle that fell onto a mattress.


One Response to “Fire Sparked By Candle Destroys Ensley Home; Dog Revived”

  1. Charlotte Rebecca Bates on January 15th, 2022 12:50 am

    So happy no people were injured, and thank God that sweet baby was saved. Praying for the family. I know what they are going through, as I lost my house to bad wiring twenty years ago, and lost four of my kitties.

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