Fire claims Peachtree Street residence July 17

Published 10:52 am Tuesday, July 18, 2023

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A fire claimed a residence on Peachtree Street early on July 17, according to the Atmore Fire Department.

Chief Ronald Peebles said the house was a total loss, and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Peebles said the lady who lived there, woke up to smoke in her house and got out.

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Peebles said the AFD got the call at 4:52 a.m., and was on scene at 4:57 a.m. They cleared the scene at 7:20 a.m.

Peebles said the dwelling was a single-story house, and no one was injured as a result of the fire.

Additionally, the Red Cross was called as the homeowner lost everything, Peebles said.