Smoke alarm saves man from overnight house fire

    BREAKING: Overnight house fire on Herron Villa Lane. Source: WEAR

    A man was saved from a house fire last night.

    According to fire officials, crews responded to a fire that set a house ablaze in Escambia County.

    It happened at around 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning on the 400 Block of Herron Villa Lane.

    Escambia Fire told us it took almost an hour for fire crews to put out the flames out; however the house was a total loss.

    The report revealed the man within the home said the smoke alarm woke him and he would've had no chance of evacuation without it.

    The Bureau of Fire and Arson investigation the cause of the incident.

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